Gift Plants

 

2017 H. 'Hans' 
Walters Gardens (PPAF) 2016
Plant: 32in. diameter  21 in. high  slow grower
Leaves: rugose blue-green: cream center: narrow green pattern between the blue and cream layers
Scape: 20 in. long
Flower: pale lavender in late spring
Seasonal variation: Cream center becomes flushed with green streaks in late summer
Much improved sport of H. 'Andrew'
[Both are sports of H. 'Blue Mammoth']

Photo by Walters Gardens

     
 

2017 H. 'Wrinkle in Time'
Walters Gardens (PPAF) 2016
Plant: 29 in. diameter  9 in high  fast  grower suitable for edging
Leaves: wavy: yellow margins: green center

Scape: 15 in long
Flower:  lavender in midsummer
[Sport of  H. 'Pilgrim']

Photo by Walters Gardens

     
  2016 H. 'Neptune'
H. Hansen (ONIR) 2006
Plant: 47 in. (119 cm) diameter, 24 in. (61 cm) high; mound like; medium.
Leaf: 13 in. (33 cm) long, 7 in. (18 cm) wide; 9 pairs of veins; medium blue-green; rippled; glaucous bloom on top; glaucous bloom underneath; lightly wavy; ovate; flat base;
Scape: 32 to 39 in. (81 cm) long;
Flower: 2.25 in. (6.21 cm) long; tubular; Waseca, MN - Aug 15 to Oct 1;
Seed: sets viable seed;green seed pod;
Clump History: original seedling; 7 yrs old; Waseca, MN;
Notable Characteristics: arching scapes
Seasonal Variation: bluest in spring
[(H. 'Maekawa' x 'Halcyon') × H. 'Salute'


Photo by Carol Brashear
     
  2016 H. 'Happy Dayz'
Naylor Creek Nursery (ONIR)
Plant: 26 in. (66cm) diameter; 12 in. (30.5 cm) high; mound like, medium growth rate.
Leaf: 6.5 in. (16.5 cm) long; 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide; 10 to 11 vein pairs, greenish yellow, .5 to .75 in. (1.3 to 1.9 cm) dark blue-green margin, dull on top, glaucous bloom underneath, rounded base, broadly ovate, lightly wavy, petiole yellow green center.
Scape: 12 to 16 in. (30.5 to 40.8 cm) tall; yellow green
Flower: 2.5 in. (6.4 cm) long; pale lavender, tubular, Zeeland, MI 7/15-8/15
Seed: seed set unknown
Clump History: Original sport obtained from tissue culture, 2 yrs. old, Zeeland, MI.
Notable Characteristics:  blue green margin with variable bright yellow parchment center, frequently with light wave to leaf.
Parentage:  Sport of H. 'Orange Marmalade.'


Photo by Naylor Creek
     
  2015 H. 'Bridal Falls'
J. van den Top (OIR) Walters Gardens 2012
Plant: 24 in. diameter 18 in. high, mound like, fast
Leaf: 8 in. long, 6 in. wide; 10to 11 pairs of vins; dark green; creamy white margin; flat; dull on top; glaucous bloom underneath; intensely wavy; broad ovate; Cordate base
Scape: 20 to 24 in. long; green
Flower: 2.75 in. long; translucent margins on the inner three tepals, faint striping; tubular; Zeeland, MI - June 1 to July 15;
Seed: sets viable seed; green seed pod
Clump History: original sport; 2 years old; Zeeland, MI
Notable Characteristics: deeply impressed veins, wavy margins
Seasonable Variation: cream yellow margins becoming cream white
[Sport of unknown parent]

Photo by Poll Kijanska

     
  2015 H. "Joy Ride'
H. Hansen (PPAF) 2012 NR
Plant: 36 in. diameter 16 in. high
Leaf: very wavy, longitudinally folded; blue-green
Scape: 24 in.
Flower: light lavender; widely flared; tubular

Photo courtesy of Plant Delights Nursery

     

   


2014 H. 'Ice Follies'
Meyer (PPAF) 1998
Plant: 26 in. diameter, 18 in. high
Leaf: 9 in. long, 4 in. wide; 9-19 vein pairs. Dark green; pure creamy white margins;elongated, pointed
Scape: 26 in. Flower: Pale lavender; mid season [ Probable tetraploid sport of 'Antioch]

Photo by Carol Brashear

     
 


2014 H. 'Rubies and Ruffles'
G. R. Goodwin (ONIR) 2009
Plant: 24 in. (61 cm) diameter, 15 in. (38 cm) high; upright to mound; medium.
Leaf: 5 in. (13 cm) long, 3 in. (8 cm) wide; 6 pairs of veins; dark green; creamy white margin; heavily rippled; slightly shiny on top; lightly cupped; lightly folded; lightly wavy; lightly corrugated; ovate; tapered base; petiole is dark red.
Scape: 24 to 36 in. (61 cm) long; dark purplish-red.
Flower: 1.5 to 2 in. (4.31 cm) long; light striping; translucent margins; tubular; Zionsville, IN - Aug 15 to Sep 5;
Seed: dark purple seed pod;
Clump History: the original sport; 9 yrs old; Zionsville, IN;
Notable Characteristics: dark green blade with a ruffled white margin; contrasting all with red petioles
[Sport of seedling of unknown parentage]

Photo by Randy Goodwin

     
 


2013 H. 'Linda Blue'
G. Wogoman (ONIR) 2007
Plant: 76 in. (193 cm) diameter, 30 in. (76 cm) high; mound-like; medium.
Leaf: 16 in. (41 cm) long, 12 in. (31 cm) wide; 18 to 20 pairs of veins; intensely blue-green; slightly rippled; glaucous bloom on top; glaucous bloom underneath; moderately corrugated; broadly ovate; cordate base;
Scape: 30 to 35 in. (76 cm) long; green.
Flower: 2 in. (5.58 cm) long; tubular; W. Alexandria, OH - June 1 to July 15; 6/10-6/30-7/15; *codes 2,2,2;
Seed: sets pod; green seed pod;
Clump History: the original seedling; W. Alexandria, OH;
Notable Characteristics: exceptional powder blue color with corrugation and rippled edge
Seasonal Variation: powder blue in spring holds color well
[Parentage Unknown]

Photo by Glenda Wogoman

     
 


2012 H. 'Homecoming Queen'
B. Bailewicz (NR)
Plant: Large, upright, gold
[H. 'High Noon' x H. 'Big John']

Photo by McHugh

     
 


2011 H. 'Empress Wu'
B. & V. Skaggs (OIR) B. & B. Skaggs (N) 2008
Plant: 108 in. (274 cm) diameter, 50 in. (127 cm) high; mound-like; fast.
Leaf: 28 in. (71 cm) long, 25 in. (64 cm) wide; 17 to 18 pairs of veins; dark green; flat; slightly shiny on top; glaucous bloom underneath; moderately flat; broadly ovate; cordate base;
Scape: 46 to 58 in. (117 cm) long; green.
Flower: 3 in. (8.12 cm) long; feint veining; tubular; Lowell, IN - June 1 to July 15; 6/7-6/14-7/7; *codes 1, 2, 4;
Seed: sets viable seed;green seed pod;
Clump History: the original seedling; 6 yrs old; Lowell, IN;
Notable Characteristics: Huge size, less mature plants quite upright, upon maturity center leaves push outer leaves to sweep the ground.
Seasonal Variation: slightly glaucous coat on top in spring
[H. 'Big John' × H. 'Big John']

Photo by Alex Mallory

     
 

2010 H. 'Hosta College'

B. Bailewicz (NR)

Small - Medium solid green hosta

Unknown parentage

     
 


2009 H. 'June Fever'
J. van den Top (OI) D. Van Eechaute (NR) 2004
Plant: 30 in. (76 cm) diameter, 15 in. (38 cm) high; mound-like; medium.
Leaf: 5 in. (14 cm) long, 3 in. (7 cm) wide; 8 pairs of veins; golden yellow; dark green margin; flat; slightly shiny on top; slightly shiny underneath; moderately flat; ovate; rounded base; petiole is light green.
Scape: 19.5 to 27 in. (50 cm) long; light green.
Flower: 1.75 in. (4.95 cm) long; tubular; Astene-Deinze, Belgium - July 15 to Aug 15; 7/8-7/20-8/5; *codes 6-7-7;
Seed: sets viable seed;greenish yellow seed pod;
Clump History: original sport; 5 yrs old; Astene-Deinze, Belgium;
Notable Characteristics: sun tolerant; unusual colors
Seasonal Variation: center becomes chartreuse by midsummer
[Sport of H. 'June']

Photo Unknown

     
 

 

2007 H. 'Blast Off'
H. & D. Benedict (OR) 1995
Plant: 72 in. (183 cm) diameter, 30 in. (76 cm) high; mound like; fast.
Leaf: 16 in. (41 cm) long, 13 in. (33 cm) wide; 15 pairs of veins; green gold; slightly rippled; very shiny
on top; very shiny underneath; cordate base;
Scape: 35 to 40 in. (89 cm) long;
Flower: 2 in. (5.58 cm) long; tubular; Michigan - late June - late July;
Seed: sets viable seed;
[H. 'Mikado' × H. 'Dorothy Benedict']

Photo by Alex Mallory

     
 


2001 H. 'Great Lakes Gold'
D. & J. Ward (ONIR) 2000
Plant: 66 in. (168 cm) diameter, 22 in. (56 cm) high; Mound; moderate.
Leaf: 12 in. (31 cm) long, 10 in. (25 cm) wide; 18 pairs of veins; golden yellow; slightly rippled; dull on top; dull underneath; cordate base;
Scape: 27 to 29 in. (69 cm) long; green.
Flower: .5 in. (1.77 cm) long; tubular; Columbus, OH - June 15 - July1;
Seed: sets pod; green seed pod;
[H. 'White Vision' × H. montana macrophylla]

Photo by Jane Ward