Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Chinese Sunrise, 1992, Ruh, P., http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/chinesesunrise.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Chinese Sunrise

Origin: cathayana sport ?

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1992

Registered By: Ruh, P.

Originator: Schaeffer, R.

Vein pairs - Number: 5 - 6

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Fast

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 18 x 11

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 6 x 2

Leaf Shape
Linear, Lance

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thin
Rippled or Wavy
Shiny

Color
Yellow (Gold)
Margin Green
Changes Coloring (Spring into Summer)

Flower
Lavender

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
September

Scape
Inflorescent Leafy
Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
possible cathayana sport. Very early to emerge in spring with bright colours. Gradually darkens during the season.

Propagation
Crossed Seed Germinates

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=1092&Variety=Chi...

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

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Chinese Sunrise

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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"'Chinese Sunrise' - July 15, 2009"
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"'Chinese Sunrise' in bloom - Aug. 28, 2009"
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"'Chinese Sunrise' - flower"
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"'Chinese Sunrise' - May 20, 2009"
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