Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Cherish, 2002, Hansen, H., http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/cherish.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Cherish

Origin: Baby Bunting sport

Registered?
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

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

Flower
Purple
Color Strong

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
June
July

Scape
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)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=1060&Variety=Che...

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

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Cherish

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
(Image by ViolaAnn)
"'Cherish' - June 29, 2009"
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