Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Bill Meyer/L. Klinkhamer NR
Year of Registration: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 36 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Spear shaped leaves are corrugated with med.blue-green color and creamy white margins. Slug resistant.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 16 inches
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Medium growth rate. Takes a couple of years to settle in.
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP 19,623
Parentage: Sport of: Halcyon

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Comments:
  • Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Jun 24, 2013 5:01 PM concerning plant:
    Blue Ivory is a spectacular sport of the popular all-blue Hosta Halcyon. It was found by Meyer, who introduced it in 2007. It has spear-shaped leaves of good substance that are a rich blue in color and banded with a wide border of creamy white. It is a relatively slow grower, which is probably due to the amount of white. I have read that it enjoys a little extra water. Flower stems on this one aren't particularly attractive. Slug resistant. A slow grower but a small plant. It's a nice addition to the garden.
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