Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Blue Ice, 1987, Benedict, R., http://www.hostalibrary.org/b/blueice.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Blue Ice

Origin: Dorset Blue x Blue Moon

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1987

Registered By: Benedict, R.

Vein pairs - Number: 7 - 8

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 8 x 3

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 4 x 4

Leaf Shape
Heart Shaped (Cordate)

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Cupped (edges upward)

Color
Blue

Flower
Lavender
Color Pale

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July
August

Scape
Scapes Short (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Very small with intensely blue leaves. (leaf size larger than AHS Mini classification)

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=676&Variety=Blue...

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

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

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 Ice' - Aug. 2, 2009"
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