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Hosta ‘Red Hot Poker’ (2005)

Registrant: S. Asch Introducer: S. Asch
Originator: S. Asch Nominant: S. Asch

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
40.00 101.60 16.00 40.64
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium to fast

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
6.50 16.51 4.50 11.43
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
9 dark green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
creamy white
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately cupped, moderately wavy, lightly corrugated broadly ovate cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
18 to 35 45.7 to 88.9 red

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.75 4.44 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Clawson, MI
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 lavender striped False

 


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
True red

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original seedling 9 Clawson, MI
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'Dorothy Benedict' seedling of H. 'Dorothy Benedict'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
shiny, wavy cupped leaves with creamy white edge, red scapes little or no burn, slug resistant
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley