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Hosta ‘Night before Christmas’ (1994)

Registrant: J. Machen, Jr. Introducer:
Originator: J. Machen, Jr. Nominant:

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
30.00 76.20 18.00 45.72
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
semi-upright Medium/Large

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
8.00 20.32 3.00 7.62
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
6 to 8 creamy white smooth
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
medium green
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
rounded

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
29 to 36 creamy white

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5.08 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Virginia
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
mid June - mid July 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

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
3 Virginia
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'White Christmas'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
Hosta Journal 1995:2:IBC; 1997:2:38; 2000:1:20; Hosta Library False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley