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Re: Does H. 'Seventh Heaven' give streaked seedlings?

  • To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
  • Subject: Re: Does H. 'Seventh Heaven' give streaked seedlings?
  • From: RL <ranbl@netsync.net>
  • Date: Tue, 03 Nov 1998 20:16:01 -0800
  • References: <35B86B1B@smtpgw.missi.ncsc.mil>

Lesch, Norman A. wrote:
> 
> Mike,
> 
> Here is the information I have on H. 'Seventh Heaven' from various
> catalogs, etc.:
> 
> Hosta  Seventh Heaven'
> (Kulpa 94)
> Origin: Hybrid of H.  Kevin Vaughn  x H. plantaginea
> 12" tall, 24" wide. Flower scapes 20" tall.
> Medium to dark green with white streaking throughout.
> Gorgeously streaked foliage, fragrant white flowers.
> If you like streaked hostas, here is one you will REALLY like!
> Seven is a Symbolic Number of Completeness and Perfection--It Fits
> This Beauty!
> Takes the best qualities of both parents. John Kulpa considers this
> one to be at the top of his breeding program. Medium to dark green
> leaves with white streaking and some white edging; good substance;
> broadly ovate with a cordate base. Flowers are very fragrant and fertile.
> White, blue, green, chartreuse streaks.
> Medium to dark green with white streaking and some white edging.
> Broadly ovate with a cordate base. Very fragrant flowers.
> 
> I got it from Schmid's Nursery last month and it is growing like
> gangbusters. The plant I received has two good size divisions and
> one very small one. It won't bloom this year for me, maybe next year.
> It should produce streaked and FRAGRANT seedlings. I'm not aware
> of any of its seedling being registered or introduced yet, only the
> stable, white margined form, H. 'Diana Remembered'.
> 
> I'd also like to hear of anyone's experience with this plant or any other
> breeder hostas. I will provide updates of my own as the results come in....
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Norm Lesch
> Manchester, MD
>  ----------
> From: MRD902@aol.com
> To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
> Subject: Does H. 'Seventh Heaven' give streaked seedlings?
> Date: Thursday, July 23, 1998 9:47PM
> 
> Does anyone know if SEVENTH HEAVEN used as a pod parent will give streaked
> offspring?***************
Mike
I talked to John Kulpa about this for or five years ago, when he had only 
the original plant.  He said a definate yes!
Ran
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