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HostaFickle Blue Genes

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Ed Elslager 2000

Origin'William Lachman' x hypoleuca

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width58x65 cm (23x26 in.)

Leaf length x width24x22 cm (9x9 in.)

Vein pairs12

Leaf colorblue-green,streaked,yellow,cream

Variegationstreaked

Leafcorrugated, cupped, wavy, round

Petiolestreaked

Scapestreaked

Scape height50 cm (20 in.)

Flowernear white,lavender striped,tubular

Flower length4 cm (1.6 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertileyes/breeder

Podgreen

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoStreaked blue - green, yellow, and cream, round, corrugated, cupped, and wavy foliage. 23" tall upright plant.
One of the more popular breeding plants in recent history coming from Ed Elslager's program, this cross of H. 'William Lachman' × H. hypoleuca has produced some dandy offspring. Medium blue-green streaked leaves have a medium blue green margin which is slightly rippled, slightly shiny on top, glaucous bloom underneath, and a petiole that is streaked. Put it all on a medium-small upright growing clump and you have the picture.

Sports'Blue Wonder' sport/bb
'Faded Genes' sport/bb

Progeny'Blackhawk Creek' = PP x 'More Elegant'
'Brasstown Bald' = PP x 'Red Eye Café'
'Mauna Kea' = PP x 'Poison Dart Frog'
'Sycamore Creek' = PP x 'More Elegant'