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Hosta ‘Pandora's Box’ (1996)

Registrant: H. Hansen & Shady Oaks Nursery Introducer:
Originator: H. Hansen & Shady Oaks Nursery Nominant:

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
5.50 13.97 1.75 4.44
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like moderate Dwarf

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
2.00 5.08 1.50 3.81
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
4 creamy white
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
slightly blue green
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
dull dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
flat

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
6 to 8 white

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
0.75 1.90 purple bell
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Waseca, MN
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
mid June - early July white base 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
2 Waseca, MN
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'Baby Bunting'

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 1998:1:67; Hosta Library False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley