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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Jelly Roll Blues'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Jelly Roll Blues
Hybridized by Elslager; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
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)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Upright

Growth Rate:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)
Yellow
Creamy White
Streaked with color marked above

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Near White

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral tcfromky On Aug 25, 2004, tcfromky from Mercer, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Registered with the AHS by E. Elslager in 2003. Flower scapes reach 33". H. William Lackman hybrid. Flower has lavender striping.

Regional...

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

Mercer, Pennsylvania



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