Hosta A 1-A-Day Delight

HYBRID: Jim Wilkins X unknown
Hosta Size: Giant <strong>Greater Than 28 inches tall</strong><br />Leaf Greater Than 144 sq inches

Greater Than 28 inches tall
Leaf Greater Than 144 sq inches
Growth Habit: Mounded
Mounded Habit
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Mature Plant Vein Pair Count12, 13, 14, 15
Hosta Width36 inches
Growth RateSlow
Leaf AppearanceModerately Wavy
Leaf ColorGreen-Light
Leaf Margin ColorNoMargin
Leaf Margin FormRippled-Slight
Leaf Texture TOPShiny-Slight
Leaf Texture BOTTOMGlaucous
The amount of sun that Hosta A 1-A-Day Delight tolerates is 20%
Sun Tolerance: 20%
Bloom ColorNear White
Bloom ShapeTubular
Sets Seed?Hosta A 1-A-Day Delight SETS SEED
 Remove seeds from dry pods. Best if pods dry on plant.
Seed can be stored, if dry.
Registered or Discovered ByEd Elslager
PatentNOT Patented

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Notes: Jim Wilkins bluegreen|striped|yellow|white HYBRIDIZER-NEEDS-VERIFY [E. Elslager] or [Ed Elslager] Jim Wilkins bluegreen|striped|yellow|white Jim Wilkins bluegreen|striped|yellow|white Jim Wilkins bluegreen|striped|yellow|white


AHS Registration Info

Registrant: E. Elslager Introducer: E. Elslager
Originator: E. Elslager Nominant: E. Elslager



Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
40 102 29 74
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
upright slow


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
15 37 10 26
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
15 prominent underneath blue green with unstable streaks of dark green, light green, greenish yellow, yellow and creamy whit slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
medium green with dark green edges slightly shiny glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
and moderately wavy broadly ovate cordate


Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
28 to 32 71 to 81 glaucous green inflorescence leaves


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5 near white tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Ann Arbor, MI 6/22 7/6 7/18
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 False


Bloom Period Code: 3-4-4
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
True green


Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original seedling 7 Ann Arbor, MI
Clump Description


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'Jim Wilkins' unknown


Notable Characteristics
giant, streaked, white backed pod parent with good substance
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented False

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