Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Cherish, 2002, Hansen, H.,

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Cherish

Origin: Baby Bunting sport

R - Registered

Registered Year: 2002

Registered By: Hansen, H.

Originator: Hansen, H.

Vein pairs - Number: 5

Mound General size
Miniature (4" to 6" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Slow

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 12 x 6

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

Leaf Shape
Round, nearly round
Base Flat

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average

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

Color Strong

Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Scapes Tall (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
creamy-yellow centre surrounded by a wide, blue-green border. Leaf centre changes from yellow in spring to white in summer

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

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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)
"'Cherish' - June 29, 2009"
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