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Hosta ‘Blue River’ (1998)

Registrant: R. Klehm Introducer: R. Klehm
Originator: D. Reath Nominant: R. Klehm

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
30.00 76.20 12.00 30.48
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
upright Medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
9.00 22.86 7.50 19.05
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
13 to 15 medium blue green flat
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
yellow
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
18 to 20

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1 2.54 white
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
South Barrington, IL
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
4 South Barrington, IL
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'True Blue Sport

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
Hosta Journal 1999:1:104 False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley