Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Formal Attire, 1988, Vaughn, K.,

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Formal Attire

Origin: Breeders Choice x Frances Williams

R - Registered

Registered Year: 1988

Registered By: Vaughn, K.

Vein pairs - Number: 12

Mound General size
Large (18" to 28" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Proportions (w x h) about Equal

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 35 x 30

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 11x 8

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Corrugated, Seer-suckered, Dimpled
Cupped (edges downward)
Dull (not waxy)

Margin Cream
Margin Wide
Margin Uneven

Color Pale
Shape - Bell

Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Other Information
wide border of creamy gold, changing to pure white

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

Hosta Library link:

MyHostas Database link: Attire

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

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