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Valley’s Ice Giant - 2015

REGISTERED

Originator, Nominant, Introducer, Registrant: J. Linneman   

Registered Clump
Registered Leaf

Clump Description

Growth Rate
fast
Notable Characteristics
big hosta with blue ice-colored leaves and a wavy margin; leaves also have white backs
Plant Width
43.25
Plant Width (cm)
109.85
Plant Height
31.5
Plant Height (cm)
80.01
Plant Habit
mound-like

Leaf Description

Leaf Color Center
intensely blue-green
Leaf Length
15.75
Leaf Length (cm)
40.00
Leaf Width
10.625
Leaf Width (cm)
26.98
Vein Pairs
11
Margin Appearance
heavily rippled
Leaf Texture Top
glaucous bloom
Leaf Texture Bottom
glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance
deeply wavy, deeply flat
Leaf Shape
broadly ovate
Leaf Base
cordate

Scape Description

Scape Height
39.375 to 47.25
Scape Height (cm)
100 to 120
Scape Color
blue-green

Flower Description

Flower Color
pale lavender
Flower Length
1.875
Flower Length (cm)
4.8
Flower Shape
tubular
Growing Location
Zwolle, Holland
Bloom Start
7/15
Bloom Finish
8/25
Flower Time
July 15 to Aug 15

Seed Information

Viable
sets viable seed
Seed Pod Color
green

Clump History

Clump's Origin
original seedling
Age of Clump
5

Parentage

Pod Parent
H. 'Neptune'
Pollen Parent
H. 'Big John'

Additional Information

Section Class
I-2
Season Color Change
starts green and then changes to ice blue

Classification Information

Section Class
I-2
Classif Leaf Length
15.8
Classif Leaf Width
10.6
Classif Leaf Color
intensely blue-green


2018 Full Classification List

2018 Simplified Classification List

Cover Pages for Classification Lists

Quick Reference Table for Leaf Sizes and Colors

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