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HostaRhino Hide

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Don Rawson 2007

Originunknown

Size categorymedium

Plant height x width40x75 cm (16x30 in.)

Leaf length x width20x18 cm (8x7 in.)

Vein pairs15-17

Leaf colorgreenish-yellow,blue-green edge

Variegationmedio

Leafvery thick, cupped, very corrugated, unruly

Petiole 

Scapelight green

Scape height50 cm (20 in.)

Flowernear white,tubular

Flower length4 cm (1.6 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJune - July

Fertileyes

Podgreen

Ploidy4-2-2,4-4-4

PatentsPP23665

InfoPP23665.
Extremely thick leaves that feel like plastic, much thicker than any other hosta.
Leaves are intense blue, cupped and puckered.
Texture and substance of leaves remind you of a rhino's hide - thick and unusual!
Strong, stout leaf petioles.
The parentage of 'Rhino Hide' is uncertain, but may possibly related to 'Love Pat', though it's different is some significant ways.

Sports'Jekyll and Hide' sport/by
'Rhino Blue' sport/bb
'Rhino Gold' sport/yy
'Rhino Tuff' sport/bb

Progeny