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Hosta ‘Sumsational’ (2010)

Registrant: M. Zilis Introducer: M. Zilis
Originator: M. Zilis Nominant: M. Zilis

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
50.00 127.00 26.00 66.04
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
14.00 35.56 11.00 27.94
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
13 to 14 golden yellow flat
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
dark green
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
dull glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately wavy nearly round cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
40 to 48 101.6 to 121.9

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
0.00 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Rochelle, IL
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

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original sport 6 Rochelle, IL
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'Sums and Substance'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
huge mound of gold centered, dark green margined; margin much darker than previously introduced H. 'Sum and Subtle'
Season Color Change
center becomes brighter as the season progresses
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley