Hosta "Halcyon" review

The soft blue colour of hosta Halcyon (Halcion) is compared to the depths of the sea. Why? It attracts with its power and depth of color. The large leaves are about 16 x 10 cm. They have a dense structure and a heart-shaped form. Also the leaves of Hosta Halcyon are covered with deep longitudinal grooves. The blue-green color of this hosta is muted by the silvery scurf. This variety is considered to be one of the "most blue" among other hostas. Lavender funnel-shaped flowers rise above the foliage on peduncles up to 80 cm long. Flowering period starts in July and ends in August. Flowering, as a rule, lasts 15-20 days. It is accompanied by a bright fragrant aroma.

Hosta "Halcyon" information:

Size Category medium
Hosta height x width 45x100 cm (18x39 in.) inches
Leaf length x width 20x14 cm (8x6 in.) inches
Vein pairs 12-13
Leaf color
Leaf type thick, a bit wavy
Petiole thick, a bit wavy
Scape height 70 cm (28 in.)
Flower pale lavender
Flower length 5 cm (2 in.)
Flowering period July - August
Fertile yes/breeder
Ploidy 2-2-2
Sports 'Abba Soul Mate' sport/bb'Blue Ivory' sport/bw'Bulletproof' sport/bb'Canadian Blue' sport or seedling'Canadian Shield' sport/gg'Catherine' sport/yb'Chiemsee Eisvogel' sport/bg'Chiemsee Glimmer' sport/yb'Devon Dream' sport/bg'Devon Green' sport/gg'Dinner Jacket' sport/yb'Fired Up' sport/os'First Frost' sport/gw'Goldbrook Glimmer' sport/'Great Escape' sport/bw'Halcyon Sunset' sport/os'Hervester Flamme' sport/wb'Jim Brady' sport/om'June' sport/yg'Katherine Lewis' sport/'Kryptonite' sport/gg'MonLisa' sport/bc'Oberland Thin Line' sport/bg'OHS Margot's Delight' sport/os'On Fire' sport/os'Paradise Joyce' sport/wg'Pas de Deux' sport/'Peridot' sport/gg'Schдtzchen' sport/bb'Sleeping Beauty' sport/gw'Slim Shady' sport/gg'Teacher's Pride' sport/wb'Valerie's Vanity' sport/gg'Valley's Lemon Ice' sport/yy'What's That' sport/wb
Progeny 'Anglo Saxon' = 'Crepe Suzette Streaked' x PP'Bedford Blue' = hypoleuca x PP'Bix Blues' = PP x sieboldiana 'Elegans''Blue Mountains' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP'Blue Thunder' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP'Blueper' = 'Fragrant Blue' x PP'Border Bandit' = 'Lachman 81-8' x PP'Carolina Blue' = PP x 'Riptide''Chantilly Lace' = 'Calypso' x PP'Chrystal Blue' = 'Grand Slam' x PP'Cool Dreams' = PP x 'Silver Bowl''Crusader' = ('Resonance' x 'P14-3') x PP'Cubby Bear' = 'Neat Splash' x PP'Cup of Grace' = PP x (x 'Breeder's Choice')'Do Wop' = 'Fragrant Blue' x PP'Double Vision' = 'Yellow Splash' x PP'Dress Blues' = "Breeders Choice F1" x PP'Edge Of Night' = 'Green Gold' x PP'El Niсo' hybrid'ElectroGlow' = 'Gold Regal' x PP'Emerald Crown' = ('Resonance' x "seedling") x PP'Forney Ridge' = 'Blueberry Muffin' x PP'Gay Blade' = ('Resonance' x 'Lachman P14') x PP'Goldbrook Glamour' = 'Wide Brim' x PP'Goldeneye' = 'Sea Prize' x PP'Grandeur' = 'William Lachman' x PP'Halcyon Harmony' hybrid'Hallelujah' = PP x 'Blue Betty Lou''Hippodrome' = 'Christmas Tree Streaked' x PP'Indigo' hybrid'Kiwi Blue Baby' selfed'Kiwi Emerald' selfed'Lacy Belle' = (x 'Neat Splash') x PP'Lancelot' = PP x kikutii'Longjohn' hybrid'Marэke Lokike' seedling'Mint Candy' = PP x 'Neat Splash''Moon Maiden' = 'Katrina Jo' x PP'Mount Holyoke' = 'Lachman 91-9' x PP'Pleasure Seeker' = kikutii x PP'Powderpuff' = PP x 'Blue Dimples''Purple Flush' = PP x 'Gold Regal''Purple Rain' = 'Uncle Albert' x PP'Rainbow Falls' = 'Green Marmalade' x PP'Sabertooth' hybrid'Silver Creek Sunshine' hybrid'Thelonius' seedling'Torchlight' = 'Lachman 81-8' x PP'Uncle Hirsch' = PP x 'Little Jim''Uncle John' = 'Blue Splendor' x PP'Viridian' seedling