Hostas Hosta Plant Records: clausa, http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/clausavc.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): clausa

Origin: Nakai

Registered?
NR - Not Registered

Originator: Kwang-nung,Kyeong-gi-do Prov. 1930

Vein pairs - Number: 4 - 5

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Fast
Proportions (w x h) about Equal
Rhizomatous (not compact)

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 3 x 1

Leaf Shape
Linear, Lance
Base Tapered

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Shiny

Color
Green
Petiole Red
Petiole Spotted

Flower
Purple
Does Not Open

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
June
July

Scape
Inflorescent Leafy
Scapes Tall (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Nakai 1930/AHS 1993- Korea. Likes moisture. Spreads freely; so needs some control.

Propagation
Sterile - does not cross/produce seed

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: none

Hosta Library link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/clausavc.html

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/clausa var. clausa

Hardiness (Sun Tolerance)
Tolerates More Sun 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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"clausa - July 7, 2009"
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"clausa in bloom - Sept. 3, 2009"
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