Hosta A Blue Streak

HYBRID: First Impressions X longipes f. hypoleuca
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 Count9, 10, 11
Hosta Width18 inches
Growth RateSlow
Leaf AppearanceSlightly Cupped and Wavy
Leaf ColorGreen-Dark
Leaf Margin ColorYellow-Golden
Leaf Margin FormRippled-Slight
Leaf Texture TOPShiny-Slight
Leaf Texture BOTTOMGlaucous
The amount of sun that Hosta A Blue Streak tolerates is 20%
Sun Tolerance: 20%
Bloom ColorLavender-Pale
Bloom ShapeTubular
Registered or Discovered ByEd Elslager
PatentNOT Patented

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Notes: First Impressions ^ hypoleuca greenblue-dark|striped|blue|greenyellow HYBRIDIZER-NEEDS-VERIFY [E. Elslager] or [Ed Elslager] First Impressions ^ hypoleuca greenblue-dark|striped|blue|greenyellow First Impressions ^ hypoleuca greenblue-dark|striped|blue|greenyellow First Impressions ^ hypoleuca greenblue-dark|striped|blue|greenyellow


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)
23 58 26 66
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
upright slow


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
11 27 8 19
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
9 dark green streaked with blue and greenish yellow slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
golden yellow
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
medium green with yellow streaks and edges slightly shiny glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly cupped and lightly wavy broadly ovate cordate


Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
27 to 32 69 to 81 green inflorescence leaves


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2.1 5 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Ann Arbor, MI 7/17 7/29 8/13
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 False


Bloom Period Code: 4-4-5
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 5 Ann Arbor, MI
Clump Description


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'First Impressions' H. hypoleuca


Notable Characteristics
large dark green leaves streaked with blue and greenish-yellow with large golden margins
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented False

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