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HostaShining Tot

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Paul Aden 1982

Originvenusta x 'Rock Master'

Pictures

Size categorymini - small

Plant height x width13x38 cm (5x15 in.)

Leaf length x width8x6 cm (3x2 in.)

Vein pairs5-6

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafgood, shiny, a bit wavy

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height30 cm (12 in.)

Flowerlilac

Flower length3.5 cm (1.4 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodAugust

Fertileyes/breeder

Pod 

Ploidy2-2-2

Patents 

InfoHosta pulchella background.
Medium deep green cordate leaves.
Lavender flowers on 6" scapes.
A tiny glossy green, excellent rock garden type.
Shiny dark-green leaves topped by pale lavender flowers, rock garden gem.
Very small, shiny dark green leaves. Listed by Aden as a dwarf H. pulchella type. Similar in size to the smaller venusta selections, but the glossy foliage is more attractive. Lavender flowers.
Deep green, shiny, tiny mounds; flat or wavy; [dwarf venusta (pulchella?)]

Sports

Progeny'All Bright' = 'Are You There' x PP
'Appletini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Azuretini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Bluetini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Bubbatini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Childhood Sweetheart' = ('Neat Splash' x 'Tardiflora') x PP
'Citratini' = PP x 'Gold Regal'
'Cody' = PP x venusta
'Cooltini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Cupatini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Floratini' = 'Pilgrim' x PP
'Kathy Sorensen' = 'Are You There' x PP
'Lemon Zest' = PP x 'Gold Regal'
'Lemontini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Lime Zest' seedling
'Limetini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Looking Good' = 'Dorothy Benedict' x PP
'Martini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Minutini' = 'Pilgrim' x PP
'Radio Waves' seedling
'Raspatini' = 'Raspberry Sorbet' x PP
'Raspberry Sorbet' = rupifraga x PP
'Regal Tot' = 'Gold Regal' x PP
'Rhythm and Blues' seedling
'Saketini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Shiny Penny' = 'Lemon Lime' x PP
'Strawberry Yogurt' = 'Raspberry Sorbet' x PP
'Twirlatini' = ('Blue Dimples' golden yellow sport) x PP
'Valley's Walkabout' = 'Sea Prize' x PP