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Originator(s)Mark Zilis 2003

Origin'Elatior' sport

Size categorylarge

Plant height x width60x150 cm (24x59 in.)

Leaf length x width30x20 cm (12x8 in.)

Vein pairs12-14

Leaf colorgreen,streaked,creamy yellow,white

Variegationstreaked, unstable

Leafa bit shiny, flat margin, a bit cupped, a bit corrugated



Scape height150 cm (59 in.)

Flowernear white

Flower length7 cm (2.8 in.)


Flowering periodJuly - August





InfoAlso edge variegated.
'Justice' is a streaked form of H.' Victory'. Victory is an edged form of H. 'Elatior'. Now you know the full story. For if you grow or have seen a mature clump of 'Elatior', you know that it gets huge! 'Elatior' has been used for years by breeders to get large size into their hybrids. Until 'Justice' came along, the pollen needed to be taken to other streaked plants to get the size from 'Elatior' into a variegated plant. Now you can use some pollen from the largest of the solid colored plants to create your very own giants, a much faster process than going multiple generations to find the giant you are looking for in a seedling patch! Restated, a very good, large breeder plant.

Sports'Total Justice' sport/wg

Progeny'Big Brother' = PP x 'Gray Cole streaked'
'Colors in Motion' = (x 'Gray Cole streaked') x PP
'Generous Jeff' = PP x 'Mesa Fringe'
'Holar Rainbow Colors' = PP x 'Arch Duke'
'Holar Rainbow Springs' seedling
'Pete's Design' = (x 'Gray Cole streaked') x PP
'Pete's Multi Color' = PP x 'Gray Cole streaked'
'Poison Dart Frog' seedling
'Shamash' seedling
'Status Quo' = (x 'Gray Cole streaked') x PP
'Supreme Court Justice' seedling