Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 197-198.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0517

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A New Hosta Cultivar‘Nature Green’

QU Yanting1,XIONG Yan1,LIU Zhiyang2,HAN Hui1,CHEN Fei1,LI Li1,and ZHANG Xing3,*   

  1. 1 Institute of Natural Resources and Ecology,Heilongjiang Academy of Science,Harbin 150040,China;2Harbin Academy of Agricultural Science,Harbin 150029,China;3School of Architecture and Urban Planning,Suzhou University of Science and Technology,Suzhou,Jiangsu 215011,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: ‘Nature Green’is a new Hosta plantaginea cultivar,which was breded from tissue culture seedlings of‘Youya’by 60Co-γ-ray radiation mutation . The height of the plant is 18–28 cm,and the crown breadth is 50–60 cm. The scape is 35–45 cm. The diameter of the flower is 2.5–3.5 cm. The cultivar blooms in July to mid-late August.‘Nature Green’has high ornamental value,strong stress resistance. It can be widely used in national landscaping.

Key words: Hosta plantaginea, cold tolerance, drought tolerance, cultivar

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