Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Aristocrat, 1997, Walters Gardens, Inc., http://www.hostalibrary.org/a/aristocrat.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Aristocrat

Origin: Hadspen Blue sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1997

Registered By: Walters Gardens, Inc.

Originator: Walters Gardens, Inc.

Vein pairs - Number: 11 -13

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 16 x 12

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 8 x 6

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Smooth
Waxy (chaulky)

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

Flower
Lavender
Color Pale
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July
August

Other Information
Smooth powder-blue leaves with an irregular wide creamy-yellow margin, lightening to a creamy white.

Propagation
Crossed Seed Germinates

Patented (PPAF)?
Yes

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=336&Variety=Aris...

Hosta Library link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/a/aristocrat.html

MyHostas Database link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/a/aristocrat.html

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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"'Aristocrat' - June 8, 2009"
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"'Aristocrat' - Aug. 2, 2009"
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