Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Rickrack, 1999, Schmid, T.

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Rickrack

Origin: Unknown

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1999

Registered By: Schmid, T.

Originator: Lachman, E.

Vein pairs - Number: 9

Mound General size
Small (6" to 10" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Proportions (w x h) Tall and Narrow

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 25 x 8

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 8 x 4

Leaf Shape
Linear, Lance
Base Flat

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Rippled or Wavy
Edge - Wavy or Piecrust
Tip Twisted
Shiny

Color
Green

Flower
Purple
Color Strong

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July

Scape
Scapes Very Tall (proportion to mound size)

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=5039&Variety=Rickrac...

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Rickrack

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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"Rickrack"
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"Rickrack leaf"
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"'Rickrack' - June 29, 2009"
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Posted by ViolaAnn on Mar 9, 2010 1:33 PM CST:
Looked good early in the season. By late August it was in shreds and was composted. I don't have space for non-performers.

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