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HostaBig John

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Clarence Owens 1986

Origin'Mira' seedling

Pictures

Size categorygigantic

Plant height x width80x185 cm (31x73 in.)

Leaf length x width45x38 cm (18x15 in.)

Vein pairs16-20

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafa bit rippled margin, corrugated

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height85 cm (33 in.)

Flowernear white,striped

Flower length7.5 cm (3 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJune - July

Fertileyes/breeder

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoHuge dark green leaves undulate and arch downward; large impressive plant.
Giant green hosta. One of the largest hostas grown!
Eunice Fisher Award.
HUGE clump of heavy substanced blue-grn; specimen clump.
Dark green with glaucous bloom near center and gray-green underside; slightly undulating; leaf arches downward. White flowers.

Sports

Progeny'Bluetonium' selection
'Dark Vader' = PP x
'Emerald City' = PP x montana f. macrophylla
'Giantland Skylight Mountain' = PP x 'Skylight'
'Giantland Yellow Dome' seedling
'Godzilla' = PP x montana f. macrophylla
'Goldmine ' = 'High Noon' x PP
'Holy Toledo' = 'Christmas Tree Gala' x PP
'Krugerrand' = 'High Noon' x PP
'Sutter's Mill' = 'High Noon' x PP
'T Rex' = montana f. macrophylla x PP
'Troubled Waters' hybrid
'Valley's Ice Giant' = 'Neptune' x PP
'Valley's Whale Rider' = 'Neptune' x PP
'Xanadu Empress Wu' hybrid
'Xanadu Xanthippe' hybrid