MyHostas - the site for the Hostaholic

HostaBig John

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Clarence Owens 1986

Origin'Mira' seedling

Pictures

Size categorygigantic

Plant height x width80x185 cm (31x73 in.)

Leaf length x width45x38 cm (18x15 in.)

Vein pairs16-20

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafa bit rippled margin, corrugated

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height80 cm (31 in.)

Flowerwhite,bell

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering period 

Fertileyes

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoHuge dark green leaves undulate and arch downward; large impressive plant.
Giant green hosta. One of the largest hostas grown!
Eunice Fisher Award.
HUGE clump of heavy substanced blue-grn; specimen clump.
Dark green with glaucous bloom near center and gray-green underside; slightly undulating; leaf arches downward. White flowers.

Sports

Progeny'Bluetonium' selection
'Dark Vader' = PP x
'Emerald City' = PP x montana f. macrophylla
'Giantland Skylight Mountain' = PP x 'Skylight'
'Giantland Yellow Dome' seedling
'Godzilla' = PP x montana f. macrophylla
'Goldmine ' = 'High Noon' x PP
'Holy Toledo' = 'Christmas Tree Gala' x PP
'Krugerrand' = 'High Noon' x PP
'Sutter's Mill' = 'High Noon' x PP
'Tom Rex' = montana f. macrophylla x PP
'Troubled Waters' hybrid
'Valley's Ice Giant' = 'Neptune' x PP
'Valley's Whale Rider' = 'Neptune' x PP
'Xanadu Empress Wu' hybrid
'Xanadu Xanthippe' hybrid