Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Blue Shadows, 1980, Anderson, K., http://www.hostalibrary.org/b/blushad.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Blue Shadows

Origin: Tokudama Aureonebulosa sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1980

Registered By: Anderson, K.

Vein pairs - Number: 13

Mound General size
Small (6" to 10" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Slow

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 24 x 14

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 7 x 6

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick

Color
Blue-Green
Streaked with Green
Streaked with Yellow (Gold)

Flower
White
Shape - Bell
Average

Scape
Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Blue-green margins surround a centre that changes from bluish green to a combination of chartreuse, green, and gold by mid-season. The leaves are heavily corrugated and have a good resistance to slugs.

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=731&Variety=Blue...

Hosta Library link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/b/blushad.html

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Blue Shadows

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)
"'Blue Shadows' - July 1, 2009"
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