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Red Hot Poker - 2005

REGISTERED

Originator, Nominant, Introducer, Registrant: S. Asch   

Registered Clump
Additional Leaf
Registered Leaf

Clump Description

Growth Rate
medium to fast
Notable Characteristics
shiny, wavy cupped leaves with creamy white edge, red scapes little or no burn, slug resistant
Plant Width
40
Plant Width (cm)
101.60
Plant Height
16
Plant Height (cm)
40.64
Plant Habit
mound-like

Leaf Description

Leaf Color Center
dark green
Leaf Color Margin
creamy white
Leaf Length
6.5
Leaf Length (cm)
16.51
Leaf Width
4.5
Leaf Width (cm)
11.43
Vein Pairs
9
Margin Appearance
slightly rippled
Width of Margin Var.
.5 to .75
Width of Margin Var. (cm)
1.3 to 1.9
Leaf Texture Top
slightly shiny
Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance
moderately cupped, moderately wavy, lightly corrugated
Leaf Shape
broadly ovate
Leaf Base
cordate

Scape Description

Scape Height
18 to 35
Scape Height (cm)
45.7 to 88.9
Scape Color
red
Scape Bracts
inflorescence leaves

Flower Description

Flower Color
pale lavender
Flower Length
1.75
Flower Length (cm)
4.4
Flower Shape
tubular
Growing Location
Clawson, MI
Bloom Start
8/8
Bloom Peak
8/18
Bloom Finish
9/6
Flower Time
July 15 to Aug 15
Flower Color Patterns
lavender striped

Seed Information

Viable
sets viable seeds
Seed Pod Color
red

Clump History

Clump's Origin
original seedling
Age of Clump
9

Parentage

Pod Parent
H. 'Dorothy Benedict'
Pollen Parent
seedling of H. 'Dorothy Benedict'

Additional Information

Section Class
IV-4b

Classification Information

Section Class
IV-4b
Classif Leaf Length
6.5
Classif Leaf Width
4.5
Classif Leaf Color
dark green
Classif Margin Color
creamy white


2018 Full Classification List

2018 Simplified Classification List

Cover Pages for Classification Lists

Quick Reference Table for Leaf Sizes and Colors

Feel free to test drive the new AHGA Hosta Finder. 2018 pricing for a few AHGA members has been posted.
Please check back in late January 2019 for a complete listing of all AHGA vendors along with their 2019 price lists.


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Vendor

Price

Hornbaker Gardens
22937 1140 N. Ave. Princeton, IL 61356
815-659-3282 - www.hornbakergardens.com

$10.00

Naylor Creek Nursery
P.O. Box 309 Chimacum, WA 98325
360-732-4983 - www.naylorcreek.com

$14.00

Average Price: $12.00

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