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HostaSweet Susan

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Frances Williams 1958/Connie Williams 1986

Originsieboldii x plantaginea

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width60x130 cm (24x51 in.)

Leaf length x width26x16 cm (10x6 in.)

Vein pairs8-9

Leaf colorgreen

Variegation 

Leafcordate, flat

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height100 cm (39 in.)

Flowerlavender,funnel

Flower length 

Fragrantfragrant

Flowering periodAugust - September

Fertilelimited/difficult

Pod 

Ploidy2-2-2

Patents 

Info='FRW #1383'.
Cross of 1958, introduced 1966. Early fragrant hybrid.
Medium green cordate leaves. Lavender flowers. Fragrant.
Leaves are medium green, glossy and smooth; fragrant pale lavender flowers.
A cross of H. plantaginea and H. lancifolia. Medium sized plant with glossy green foliage. Lavender-pink flowers are very fragrant.

Sports'Allegiance' sport/gc
'Heaven and Earth' sport/wg
'Miss Missey' sport/op
'Sweet Serenity' sport/
'Sweet Susan - variegated' sport/gy
'Sweet Susan streaked' sport/os

Progeny'Granny's Rouge' = PP x 'Hirao Majesty'
'Purple Essence' = PP x rupifraga
'Sunny Delight' = PP x 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa'
'Sweet Sunshine' = PP x 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa'