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HostaBlue Mouse Ears

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Emile & Jane Deckert 2000

Origin'Blue Cadet' sport

Size categorysmall

Plant height x width15x40 cm (6x16 in.)

Leaf length x width7x6 cm (3x2 in.)

Vein pairs9-11

Leaf colorblue-green

Variegation 

Leafthick, deeply cupped, round

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height25 cm (10 in.)

Flowerpale lavender,striped,bell

Flower length1.5 cm (0.6 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertilelimited/difficult

Pod 

Ploidy2-2-2

Patents 

InfoHosta of the Year for 2008 (HOTY).
Small round, sort of heart shaped blue leaves of very heavy texture.
Also slugresistant.
Height with little bouquet of flowers is only 4-6".
A sport of 'Blue Cadet'.

Sports'American Super Mouse' sport/
'Blue Mouse Ears Supreme' sport/os
'Cat and Mouse' sport/yb
'Church Mouse' sport/bb
'Crazy Mouse Ears' sport/os
'Dancing Mouse' sport/bb
'Flamenco Mouse' sport/bg
'Green Mouse Ears' sport/gg
'Hanjas Crazy Mouse' sport/op
'Jumbo Mouse Ears' sport/bb
'Knockout Mouse' sport/by
'Mighty Mouse' sport/yc
'Mimosa Mouse Ears' sport/os
'Mouse Party' sport/
'Mouse Tracks' sport/os
'Mouse Trap' sport/wb
'Mrs. Mouse Ears' sport/bb
'My Friend Bertha' sport/bb
'Mystic Mouse' sport/gb
'Niki Mouse' sport/yb
'One Iota' sport/gc
'Pure Heart' sport/yg
'Royal Mouse Ears' sport/os
'Ruffled Mouse Ears' sport/bb
'Snow Mouse' sport/wb

Progeny'Dream in Blue' seedling
'Giantland Mouse Cheese' seedling
'Giantland Sunny Mouse Ears' = PP x 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'