Hosta A B-1 Bomber

HYBRID: Sea Prize 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: Upright
Upright Habit
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Mature Plant Vein Pair Count12, 13, 14, 15
Hosta Width18 inches
Growth RateMedium
Leaf Appearance Cupped and Corrugated
Leaf ColorGreen-Light
Leaf Margin ColorNoMargin
Leaf Margin FormFlat
Leaf Texture TOPShiny-Slight
Leaf Texture BOTTOMGlaucous
The amount of sun that Hosta A B-1 Bomber tolerates is 20%
Sun Tolerance: 20%
Bloom ColorLavender-Pale
Bloom ShapeTubular
Registered or Discovered ByEd Elslager
PatentNOT Patented

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Notes: Sea Prize striped|greenblue-dark|blue|yellow HYBRIDIZER-NEEDS-VERIFY [E. Elslager] or [Ed Elslager] Sea Prize striped|greenblue-dark|blue|yellow Sea Prize striped|greenblue-dark|blue|yellow Sea Prize striped|greenblue-dark|blue|yellow


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)
24 61 30 76
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
upright medium


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
13 32 10 26
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
13 prominent underneath dark green with ynstable streaks of light green, blue green, greenish yellow and yellow flat
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
green streaked with yellow slightly shiny glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly cupped and deeply corrugated broadly ovate cordate


Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
33 to 37 84 to 94 green inflorescence leaves


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.8 5 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Ann Arbor, MI 7/12 7/25 8/16
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 purple striping and translucent margins False


Bloom Period Code: 3-4-5
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 obtained from the originator 6 Ann Arbor, MI
Clump Description


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'Sea Prize' unknown


Notable Characteristics
massive, thick dark-green glaucous leaves streaked with blues and yellows
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented False

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