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Hosta ‘Aphrodite’ (2009)

Registrant: AHS, K. Walek Introducer: W.G. Schmid (ex Maekawa)
Originator: W.G. Schmid (ex Maekawa) Nominant: W.G. Schmid (ex Maekawa)

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
60.00 152.40 24.00 60.96
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like fast

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
11.00 27.94 7.40 18.79
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
9 to 11 green
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
shiny shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
smooth, deeply veined ovate rounded

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
18 to 34 45.7 to 86.4 green

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
5 12.70 flared trumpet, doub
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
China
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
Aug 1 to Aug 30 True

 


Bloom Period Code: Ties the flower to the a "species scale". The registrant has provided the number code form the scale above for the start -- peak -- finish of the flowering period

SEED INFORMATION

Sets Pods Seed Viability Seed Pod Color

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
the original collected in China China
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. plantaginea

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
The conversion of the perianth is somewhat unstable, but in most cases the flower has 12 tepals, while the anthers can vary from 3-petaloid to 6-petaloid.
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley