Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Center of Attention, 1999, Kulpa, J., http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/center.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Center of Attention

Origin: Sea Prize sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1999

Registered By: Kulpa, J.

Originator: Kulpa, J.

Vein pairs - Number: 10 - 11

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 24 x 15

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 8 x 8

Leaf Shape
Heart Shaped (Cordate)
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thin
Shiny

Color
Yellow (Gold)
Margin Green

Flower
Lavender
Color Pale
Shape - Bell

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July

Scape
White

Other Information
creamy-yellow centre. The leaves are margined by two shades of green, which often streaks to the lighter leaf centre. Very prone to slug damage and splitting in summer storms.

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=1018&Variety=Cen...

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

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Center of Attention

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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