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Hosta ‘Blue Beetle’ (2005)

Registrant: A. Malloy Introducer: A. Malloy
Originator: A. Malloy Nominant: A. Malloy

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
24.00 60.96 11.00 27.94
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
7.00 17.78 5.50 13.97
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
8 medium blue-green
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
purple petioles into the leaf slightly shiny glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly wavy ovate rounded

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
11 to 12 27.9 to 30.5 dark purple

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.75 4.44 white-lavender with purple streaks tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
South Salem, NY
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 purple streaks 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 light green

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original seedling 4 South Salem, NY
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'Cinnamon Sticks' unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
blue-green with purple petioles into the leaf
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley