Hosta 'Captain Kirk'

Hosta 'Captain Kirk'

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This plant has everything! For the Star Trek fan, along with 'Enterprise' and 'Vulcan.'

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Gold center with a darker and wider green margin and heavier substance than its parent plant the famous H. 'Gold Standard.' Does not set viable seed. Pale lavender flowers top the fast-growing clump in midsummer. Named for the commanding officer on "The Starship U.S.S. Enterprise" of Star Trek.


Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2006
Growing Zones No
AHS Rating No
AHS Mini Rating No
Plant - Ploidy Confirmed 4-2-2 apical layers
Plant - Bog Tolerant No
Plant - Density No
Hosta - Drought Tolerant No
Plant - Fun Name TV/Movies
Growth Rate Fast
Plant - Height 23"
Plant - Hosta of the Year No
Plant - Patented No
Plant - Patent Number No
Plant - PPAF No
Plant - Rhizomatous No
Plant - Shape Mound-like
Plant Size Large
Sun Resistant Yes
Slug Resistant Yes
Plant - Wave Spacing 54"
Plant - Specimen Spacing 72"
Leaf - Base No
Leaf - Color Detail Pale yellow leaf with a dark green margin
Leaf Color (Center) Yellow
Leaf Color (Margin) Green
Leaf - Cupped No
Leaf - Cup Direction No
Leaf - Flat Edge No
Leaf - Corrugation Lightly
Leaf - Folded No
Leaf - Twisted No
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Leaf - Piecrust No
Fragrant Flower No
Leaf - Substance Good
Leaf - Margin Contortion No
Leaf - Margin Size Wide
Leaf - Margin Width (inches) 3
Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No
Leaf - Shape No
Leaf - Size 8" x 7" W
Leaf - Length 8
Leaf - Width 7
Leaf - Mottled No
Leaf - Speckled No
Leaf - Splashed No
Leaf - Streaked No
Leaf - Upper Leaf Luster Dull
Leaf - Under Leaf Luster No
Leaf - Vein Color No
Leaf - Vein Furrows Moderately Prominent
Leaf - Vein Pairs 8
Leaf - White Leaf Back No
Flower - Bracts No
Flower - Branched Scape No
Flower - Clustered Bloom No
Flower - Color Lavender, Pale
Flower - Double Blooms No
Flower - Reblooms No
Flower - Striped Bloom No
Flower - Inflorescence No
Flower - Pod Color No
Flower - Scape Color No
Flower - Scape Height No
Flower - Scape Height Range No
Bloom Month(s) July
Flower - Season Middle
Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No
Flower - Size No
Flower - Shape No
Flower - Viable Seed No
Petiole Color No
Petiole - Shape No
Petiole - Size No
Petiole - Variegation No
Hybridizing - Parentage No
Hybridizing - Originator K. Brill
Hybridizing - Namer K. Brill
Hybridizing - Introducer K. Brill
Hybridizing - Registrant K. Brill
Hybridizing - Sport Of H. 'Gold Standard'
Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 1999

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