Hosta Aardvark

HYBRID: Aspen Gold X unknown
Hosta Size: Large <strong>18 inches to 28 inches tall</strong><br />Leaf 81 to 144 sq inches

18 inches to 28 inches tall
Leaf 81 to 144 sq inches
Growth Habit: Mounded
Mounded Habit
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Leaf SubstanceThick
Mature Plant Vein Pair Count12, 13, 14, 15
Hosta Width36 inches
Growth RateSlow
Leaf AppearanceDeeply Corrugated
Leaf ColorYellow-Golden
Leaf Margin ColorGreen
Leaf Margin FormRippled-Heavy
Leaf Margin Width1.0 - 1.5 inches
The amount of sun that Hosta Aardvark tolerates is 20%
Sun Tolerance: 20%
Bloom ColorLavender-Pale
Bloom ShapeTubular
Sets Seed?Hosta Aardvark SETS SEED
 Remove seeds from dry pods. Best if pods dry on plant.
Seed can be stored, if dry.
Registered or Discovered ByDennis P. Savory
PatentNOT Patented

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Notes: Aspen Gold chartruse>yellow|irregular|green-edge HYBRIDIZER-NEEDS-VERIFY [D. Savory] or [Dennis P. Savory] Aspen Gold chartruse>yellow|irregular|green-edge Aspen Gold chartruse>yellow|irregular|green-edge Aspen Gold chartruse>yellow|irregular|green-edge


AHS Registration Info

Registrant: D. Savory Introducer:
Originator: Nominant:



Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
48 122 24 61
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size Large


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
8 20 9 22
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
14 yellow
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base


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


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
begins early July 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


Sets Pods Seed Viability Seed Pod Color


Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location Minnesota
Clump Description
margin irregular. leaves rounded with acute tip, rugose; scape has inflorescence leaves


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Hybrid of H. 'Aspen Gold'


Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Although this plant has been around for a while, few people have it. It is a med. large gold with green margins. Very nice plant.
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name III - 6B
Picture Location General Color Patented
Hosta Journal 2000:2:IFC; Hosta Library Yellow - Green False

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