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Hosta ‘Obsession’ (1998)

Registrant: T. Avent Introducer: T. Avent
Originator: T. Avent Nominant: T. Avent

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
18.00 45.72 12.00 30.48
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like moderate Small/Medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
4.00 10.16 2.00 5.08
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
medium green flat
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
very dark 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
18

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1 2.54 medium lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Raleigh, NC
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
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
Raleigh, NC
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'Sparkling Burgundy'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
Hosta Library False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley