Hosta A Lady in Blue

HYBRID: William Lachman X longipes f. hypoleuca
Hosta Size: Medium <strong>10 inches to 18 inches tall</strong><br />Leaf 25 to 81 sq inches

10 inches to 18 inches tall
Leaf 25 to 81 sq inches
Growth Habit: Mounded
Mounded Habit
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Leaf Shape: broadlyovate
Mature Plant Vein Pair Count9, 10, 11
Hosta Width15 inches
Growth RateSlow
Leaf AppearanceSlightly Wavy and Corrugated
Leaf ColorBlueGreen
Leaf Margin ColorYellow
Leaf Margin FormRippled-Slight
Leaf Margin Width0.25 - 0.5 inches
0.5 - 1.0 inches
Leaf Texture TOPGlaucous
Leaf Texture BOTTOMGlaucous
The amount of sun that Hosta A Lady in Blue tolerates is 20%
Sun Tolerance: 20%
Bloom ColorLavender-Pale
Bloom ShapeTubular
Registered or Discovered ByEd Elslager
PatentNOT Patented

Jump to AHS Registry Information
Notes: William Lachman ^ hypoleuca bluegreen|-edge HYBRIDIZER-NEEDS-VERIFY [E. Elslager] or [Ed Elslager] William Lachman ^ hypoleuca bluegreen|-edge William Lachman ^ hypoleuca bluegreen|-edge William Lachman ^ hypoleuca bluegreen|-edge


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)
18 46 17 43
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like slow


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
8 20 7 17
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
9 prominent underneath intensely blue green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
glaucous green with yellow edges slightly shiny, gllaucous bloom glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly corrugated and lightly wavy broadly ovate cordate


Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
21 to 26 53 to 66 glaucous green inflorescence leaves


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Ann Arbor, MI 7/19 8/2 8/14
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 purple striped, translucent margins 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 7 Ann Arbor, MI
Clump Description


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'William Lachman' H. hypoleuca


Notable Characteristics
glaucous leaves with wavy, yellow rippled edges
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented False

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