Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Venus, 1993, Walters Gardens, Inc. & Falstad, C.

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Venus

Origin: plantaginea Aphrodite sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1993

Registered By: Walters Gardens, Inc. & Falstad, C.

Originator: Walters Gardens, Inc.

Vein pairs - Number: 10 -11

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 32 x 22

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

Leaf Shape
Ovate
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Shiny
Smooth

Color
Green

Flower
White
Shape - Tubular
Triple
Fragrant

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
September

Scape
Green
Inflorescent Leafy

Other Information
flowers are 'double-double" (4x petals)

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=6400&Variety=Venus

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Venus

Hardiness (Sun Tolerance)
Tolerates More Sun than most

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

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"'Venus' - July 29, 2009"
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"'Venus' in bloom - Sept. 5, 2009"
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"'Venus' - stupendous, fragrant blooms. Sept. 3, 2009"
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