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Hosta ‘The Ambassador’ (2013)

Registrant: G. R. Goodwin Introducer: G. R. Goodwin
Originator: G. R. Goodwin Nominant: G. R. Goodwin

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
18.00 45.72 8.00 20.32
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like fast

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
4.00 10.16 2.50 6.35
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
6 medium green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
pure white
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
green slightly shiny slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly cupped, moderately twisted, lightly folded, moderately wavy, lightly flat ovate tapered to flat

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
18 to 24 45.7 to 61 dark purplish green

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5.08 pale to deep purple tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Zionsville, IN
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
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
original sport 8 Zionsville, IN
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of unknown origin

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
quick growing, medium to small variegated cultivar
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley