Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Fire Island, 1998, Brincka, B., http://www.hostalibrary.org/f/fire.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Fire Island

Origin: longipes hypoglauca x Crested Surf

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1998

Registered By: Brincka, B.

Originator: Brincka, B.

Vein pairs - Number: 7 - 8

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

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

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 34 x 14

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

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Rippled or Wavy
Shiny

Color
Chartreuse
Petiole Red

Flower
Lavender
Shape - Tubular
Average

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
August
September

Scape
Inflorescent Leafy

Other Information
mound of yellow leaves with red dotting on the leaf blades and intensely red petioles which remain so throughout the season. extremely wavy.

Propagation
Crossed Seed Germinates

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=1834&Variety=Fir...

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

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Fire Island

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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"'Fire Island' - May 30, 2009"
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"'Fire Island' - July 15, 2009"
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"'Fire Island' - with flower - Aug. 28, 2009"
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