Welcome to the American Hosta Society Online Registry & 
		Database for the Plant Genus Hosta American Hosta Society  
Hosta ‘Summer Rainbow’ (2010)

Registrant: C. Wilson & D. Bowe Introducer: C. Wilson & D. Bowe
Originator: C. Wilson & D. Bowe Nominant: C. Wilson & D. Bowe

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
40.00 101.60 24.00 60.96
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
11.00 27.94 9.00 22.86
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
12 to 14 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 glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately corrugated broadly ovate cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
36 to 40 91.4 to 101.6 green

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
0.00 pale lavender bell
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Cement City Michigan
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 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 green

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
the original sport 5 Cement City Michigan
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'Winter Snow'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
wide margined sport related to Sum ans Substance with a center changing from chartreuse to dark green
Season Color Change
center emerges chartreuse ad turns dark green by June
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley