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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta rectifolia 'Aomori Select'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Species: rectifolia (rek-tih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Aomori Select
Hybridized by M. Zilis (ONIR); Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Patent Information:
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Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Growing Habit:

Growth Rate:
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Leaf Shape:

Leaf Appearance:
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Degree to which the appearance is present:
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Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
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Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
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Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
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Margin Width:
No margin

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Flower Fragrance:
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Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
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No positives
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Eleven On Aug 12, 2011, Eleven from Royal Oak, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

I just purchased this for my collection. My first impression was of just another green hosta, but then the purple flowers caught my attention. Interested to see how the plant grows over time.

Information from the hosta registry:
Sport of H. rectifolia 'Aomori Gold Star'
Plant: 40" diameter, 18" high; upright; medium.
Leaf: 8" long, 5" wide; 9 to 10 pairs of veins; ovate; rounded base;
Scape: 36" to 40" long; green.
Flower: 2.5" long; tubular; Rochelle, IL - July 15 to Aug 15; 8/1-8/15-9/1.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Royal Oak, Michigan

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