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HostaIce Age Trail

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Mark Zilis 2002/Wisconsin Hosta Society 2003

Origin'Big Daddy' sport

Pictures

Size categorymedium

Plant height x width40x90 cm (16x35 in.)

Leaf length x width 

Vein pairs 

Leaf colorblue-green,streaked,(yellow>cream)

Variegationstreaked

Leafheavy, rugose

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height 

Flowernear white

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering period 

Fertilelimited/difficult

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

Info2002 MRHS Convention hosta in Madison, IL.
Streaked sport of H.'Big Daddy'. Spectacular.
Very heavy textured, rugose, crinkled and cupped blue leaves with heavy cream and white streaking.
Combination of blue-green with gold changing to creamy white streaks by mid-summer. Flowers are near white.
Streaked breeder:**. Not easy to get streaked seedlings.

Sports

Progeny'Ice Queen' = 'Dream Queen' x PP
'Valley's Blues Talk' seedling