Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Cat and Mouse, 2007, Hansen, H., http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/catandmouse.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Cat and Mouse

Origin: Blue Mouse Ears sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 2007

Registered By: Hansen, H.

Originator: Hansen, H.

Vein pairs - Number: 7 - 8

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 6 x 3

Leaf Shape
Round, nearly round
Base Rounded

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Dull (not waxy)

Color
Chartreuse
Margin Blue-Green
Margin Wide
Margin Uneven
Changes Coloring (Spring into Summer)

Flower
Lavender
Color Pale
Pattern, Purple Stripe
Shape - Bell

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
June
July

Scape
Green

Other Information
The thick leaves of this medio-variegated sport have a chartreuse interior circled by an uneven blue-green margin. The variegation brightens in summer.

Patented (PPAF)?
Yes

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=991&Variety=Cat ...

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

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Cat And Mouse

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)
"'Cat and Mouse' - July 15, 2009"
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