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Hosta ‘Whirligig’ (2009)

Registrant: AHS, K. Walek Introducer: Walden West
Originator: Walden West Nominant: Walden West

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
30.00 76.20 16.00 40.64
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
semi-upright

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
6.50 16.51 4.50 11.43
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
7 creamy white to chartreuse to medium green moderately rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
dark green
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly cupped ovate rounded

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
0.00 lavender
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Scotts Mills, OR
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 1 to July 30 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
the original Scotts Mills, OR
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Parentage Unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
leaf center changes color as season progresses from creamy white to chartreuse to medium green
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley