Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Guardian Angel, 1995, Thompson, C. & R.

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Guardian Angel

Origin: Blue Angel sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1995

Registered By: Thompson, C. & R.

Originator: Thompson, C. & R.

Mound General size
Large (18" to 28" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Proportions (w x h) about Equal

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 36 x 24

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 16 x 10

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Rippled or Wavy
Sculpted, Extra 3-D (veins, etc.)
Edge - Wavy or Piecrust
Dull (not waxy)

Color
Pale Green
Margin Blue-Green
Margin Wide
Margin Uneven
Mid Color and Margin Colors blend to a 3rd color

Flower
White
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July

Scape
Green

Other Information
A white centered leaf early in the spring grows progressively greener, ending with a medium green center and a blue border. In time this one should be a huge clump of blue foliage

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=2551&Variety=Gua...

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Guardian Angel

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 AlwaysWeeding)
"Guardian Angel"
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