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HostaSea Sprite

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Mildred Seaver 1978

Origin'Kabitan' hybrid

Size categorysmall

Plant height x width30x70 cm (12x28 in.)

Leaf length x width15x3 cm (6x1 in.)

Vein pairs4

Leaf colorchartreuse>pale yellow,dark green edge

Variegationmedio

Leaf 

Petiolered

Scape 

Scape height30 cm (12 in.)

Flowerlavender,flaring

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodAugust - September

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoSmall plant. Gold leaves with dark green margin.
Purple striped flowers.
Rumored to carry a virus, but officially checked and certified virus free.
It was Hank Zumach who sent a couple of leaves from his 'Sea Sprite' to Dr. Lockhart at the University of Minnesota for testing. It turned out that no one had ever had a plant tested. Dr. Lockhart confirmed that 'Sea Sprite' did not have a known virus and that the spots were simply a characteristic of the variety. This information was published in the Hosta Journal.

Sports

Progeny'Sea Nymph' seedling
'Sea Octopus' seedling
'Sea Wiggles' seedling