Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Frances Williams, 1986, Williams, F. & Williams, C., http://www.hostalibrary.org/f/francesw.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Frances Williams

Origin: Elegans sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1986

Registered By: Williams, F. & Williams, C.

Vein pairs - Number: 12

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

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

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 36 x 18

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 12 x 10

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Rounded

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Cupped (edges downward)
Smooth

Color
Blue-Green
Margin Yellow (Gold)
Margin Wide
Margin Uneven

Flower
White

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July
August

Scape
Inflorescent Leafy
Scapes Tall (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Large metallic blue-green, rounded and cupped leaves with an irregular gold edge. Leaves vary from elongated to more rounded, margin is wide and irregular.

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=1996&Variety=Fra...

Hosta Library link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/f/francesw.html

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Frances Williams

Hardiness (Sun Tolerance)
Needs More Shade than most

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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Posted by ViolaAnn on Mar 11, 2010 10:34 PM CST:
Nice picture. I knew someone would have a more mature Francis Williams than mine. :-)

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