Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Gypsy Rose, 2003, Anderson, J.

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Gypsy Rose

Origin: Striptease sport

R - Registered

Registered Year: 2003

Registered By: Anderson, J.

Originator: Anderson, J.

Vein pairs - Number: 9 - 11

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Proportions (w x h) Low and Wide

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 30 x 15

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 7 x 5

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Dull (not waxy)

Pale Yellow (Gold)
Margin Blue-Green
Margin Wide
Changes Coloring (Summer into Fall)
Mid Color and Margin Colors blend to a 3rd color

Color Pale
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Similar to Striptease but stays considerably smaller. Same dark green margin, center of the leaf changes from lighter green to creamy yellow, with the distinctive narrow white line between the center and margin.

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

MyHostas Database link: Rose

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 by ViolaAnn)
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