Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Lonesome Dove, 2005, Hansen, H.

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Lonesome Dove

Origin: seedling of (Splish Splash x Sagae) x Blue Moon

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 2005

Registered By: Hansen, H.

Originator: Hansen, H.

Vein pairs - Number: 10 - 11

Mound General size
Medium (10" to 18" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Upright

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 32 x 17

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 6 x 5

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Cupped (edges upward)

Color
Cream
Margin Blue-Green
Margin Narrow
Margin Uneven

Flower
Lavender
Color Pale
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July
August

Other Information
young plant is cream-coloured with a narrow blue margin. As it matures, the blue gradually seeps inward on the leaves, creating jagged spikes of colour until only the centre is left creamy-white, a flame of colour streaked with blue-green.

Patented (PPAF)?
Yes

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=3741&Variety=Lon...

MyHostas Database link: (none)

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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"'Lonesome Dove' - July 15, 2009 - 2nd year plant"
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"'Lonesome Dove' - July 15, 2009 - 2nd year plant"
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