Breeder's Choice

Hosta "Breeder's Choice" review

'Breeders Choice'. 'Kevin's Kaleidoscope'. ="Vaughn 73-2" x 'Frances Williams'. Streaked breeder:***** Streaked pods. Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Hosta 1999 (Kevin Vaughn). Medium green, multicolored streaked and/or margined. Extremely variable. Lavender flowers. Yellow streaks turn white as season progresses, good substance, corrugation, Fine old breeder from recent Summers Award winner Kevin Vaughn. He chose this as his Summers Award plant because of its significance in the history of hosta hybridizing. Still a good plant to base a breeding line on, not a bad looker either. Bushels of streaked seedlings.

Hosta "Breeder's Choice" information:

Size Category small - medium
Hosta height x width inches
Leaf length x width inches
Vein pairs 8-11
Leaf color
Variegation streaked, unstable
Leaf type
Scape height
Flower lavender,bell
Flower length
Flowering period June - July
Fertile yes/breeder
Pod streaked
Sports 'American Choice' sport/gw 'Breeder's Choice Margined' sport/gw 'Breeders Boast' sport/gy
Progeny 'Alicia' = ('Minuta' x venusta) x PP 'Arkansas Lad' seedling 'Chi-Town Classic' seedling 'Crow's Landing' selfed 'Endearing Endeavor' = PP x 'Blue Jay' 'Exuberant' = PP x 'Frances Williams' 'Formal Attire' = PP x 'Frances Williams' 'Glacial Towers' = PP x 'Corduroy' 'Heart's Content' = PP x 'Polly Bishop' 'Heavenly Constellation' = PP x 'Maekawa' 'Little Caesar' hybrid 'Little Doll' = PP x 'Blue Shadows' 'Lorelei' hybrid 'Malabar' seedling 'Mark's Place' seedling 'Mildred Seaver' = PP x 'Frances Williams' 'Pin Stripe' = PP x 'Frances Williams' 'Pin Stripe Sister' = PP x 'Frances Williams' 'Pugie's Pride' hybrid 'Pure Intentions' = PP x 'Blue Jay' 'Stepping Out' = PP x 'Blue Shadows' 'Topo Gigio' seedling 'Yikes! More Stripes' seedling 'Zero Tolerance' = PP x 'Hadspen Blue'