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HostaIron Gate Supreme

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Van Sellers 1980

Originplantaginea x 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa'

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width 

Leaf length x width 

Vein pairs 

Leaf colorgreen,streaked,white

Variegationstreaked, unstable

Leaf 

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height 

Flowerpale lavender

Flower length 

Fragrantfragrant

Flowering period 

Fertilelimited/difficult

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoThe story of the "Iron Gates" has been described by Van Sellers in The Hosta Journal , Vol. 18, Nr 1, p. 16-17. From these crosses, 'Iron Gate Supreme' was the first one registered.
Cordate green leaves with white streaks.
Pale lavender flowers on 36" scapes.
Variegation may be unstable.
Beautiful striped leaves. Unstable.

Sports'Iron Gate Special' sport/gw
'Iron Gate Supreme Green' sport/gg
'Sweet Jill' sport/wg

Progeny'Chado' = PP x pycnophylla
'Ginsu Knife' = PP x 'Green Fountain'
'Sugar Babe' = PP x 'Saishu Jima'