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HostaSecond Wind

Statusregistered

Originator(s)John Kulpa 1991

Origin'Whirlwind' sport

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width58x120 cm (23x47 in.)

Leaf length x width24x19 cm (9x7 in.)

Vein pairs11-12

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafwaxy, leathery, a bit corrugated, a bit cupped

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height75 cm (30 in.)

Flowerlavender,flared,striped

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly - August

Fertileyes

Pod 

Ploidy4-4-4

Patents 

InfoA very dark green. Makes nicely formed medium size mounds.
Very dark green, heavy texture, the all-green sport of H. 'Whirlwind'.
While this plant came out of 'Whirlwind' in tissue culture, there is little resemblence.  The leaves are rounded and a bit cupped, dark green and leathery.
Dark green weavy.
Medium, dark green shiny leaves, good substance, sport of 'Whirl Wind'.
Lavendar flowers July.

Sports'North Wind' sport/gc

Progeny'Hanjas The First' seedling