Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Little Sunspot, 1996, Briggs Nursery

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Little Sunspot

Origin: Little Aurora sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1996

Registered By: Briggs Nursery

Originator: Briggs Nursery

Vein pairs - Number: 13 - 15

Mound General size
Miniature (4" to 6" height)

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

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 12 x 5

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 3 x 2

Leaf Shape
Ovate
Base Rounded

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Dull (not waxy)

Color
Yellow (Gold)
Margin Green
Margin Wide
Margin Uneven

Flower
White
Pattern, Purple Stripe
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
August

Scape
Green
Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
vivid, dark green border. As the plant matures, the border widens and becomes even darker

Propagation
Crossed Seed Germinates

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=3708&Variety=Lit...

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Little Sunspot

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)

Image
(Image by ViolaAnn)
"'Little Sunspot' - July 7, 2009"
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