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HostaMourning Dove

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Hans Hansen 2005

Origin'Mikawa-no-yuki streaked' x 'Blue Jay'

Size categorylarge

Plant height x width30x79 cm (12x31 in.)

Leaf length x width20x10 cm (8x4 in.)

Vein pairs8

Leaf colorblue-green,greenish-yellow edge

Variegationedge

Leaflance

Petiole 

Scapeblue-grey

Scape height50 cm (20 in.)

Flowerlavender,tubular

Flower length5 cm (2 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly - August

Fertileyes

Podblue-green

Ploidy4-2-2

PatentsPP17311

InfoPP17311 (26/12/2006).
Scapes arch sideways.
Develops into a low spreading mound of blue leaves with a creamy-yellow margin. Leaves have a silvery-white back. Topped with pale lavender flowers in August.

Sports'Blue Dove' sport/bb
'Chiemsee Blaue Taube' sport/bb
'Clattering Water' sport/bb

Progeny