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HostaCaptain Kirk

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Kirk Brill 1999

Origin'Gold Standard' sport

Size categorymedium

Plant height x width58x110 cm (23x43 in.)

Leaf length x width20x18 cm (8x7 in.)

Vein pairs 

Leaf colorpale yellow,dark green edge

Variegationmedio

Leaf 

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height91 cm (36 in.)

Flowerpale lavender

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy4-2-2

Patents 

InfoSport of 'Gold Standard' with very wide green margins.
Distinctly different from mother plant and 'Striptease' (another 'Gold Standard' sport).
From Kirk Brill of Des Moines, Iowa.
Kirk Brill is a Trekkie, a fanatical Star Trek fan, so he named his new hosta 'Captain Kirk'.


Sports'Beam Me Up Scotty' sport/os
'Boracay' sport/
'Captain's Adventure' sport/
'Commander Adama' sport/op
'Dammit Jim' sport/wg
'Deep Space Nine' sport/gy
'Enterprise' sport/cg
'Kirk's Gold' sport/yy
'Klingon' sport/gg
'Starship' sport/gc
'Starship Enterprise' sport/om
'Suliban' sport/os
'Vulcan' sport/wg

Progeny'Betty Hagerman' seedling
'Cabin Boy' = PP x 'Carol'
'Hidden Gem' = PP x 'Carol'