Hosta "Frances Williams" review

The Hosta Frances Williams is one of the most widely grown varieties in the US. It’s hard to find a hosta garden without this tried an true plant. Frances Williams produces lush foliage with giant blue-green leaves with wide golden yellow margins. Leaves are corrugated and slug resistant. White flowers emerge on 30″ scapes. in mid summer.

Hosta "Frances Williams" information:

Size Category medium - large
Hosta height x width inches
Leaf length x width inches
Vein pairs 16
Leaf color
Variegation edge
Leaf type round, corrugated, cupped
Petiole round, corrugated, cupped
Scape
Scape height
Flower white
Fragrant
Flower length
Flowering period
Fertile yes
Pod
Ploidy 2-2-2
Patents
Sports 'Broadway Frances' sport/gy 'DuPage Delight' sport/yg 'Forever Frances' sport/gy 'Frances Williams Squash Edge' sport/gy 'Golden Circles' sport/gy 'Golden Mammoth' sport/yy 'Golden Sunburst' sport/yy 'Hadspen Honey' sport/yy 'Linda Sue' sport/gy 'Maple Leaf' sport/gy 'Newborn' sport/gy 'Queen of Islip' sport/yg 'Samurai' sport/gy 'Sara's Sensation' sport/gy 'Sunlight' sport/yy 'Susan-elizabeth' sport/gg 'Time Tunnel' sport/gy
Progeny 'Blue Bayou' hybrid 'Blue Lace' selfed 'Blue Saucers' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP 'Blue Steel' selfed 'Blueberry Muffin' = PP x 'Fall Bouquet' 'Bold Edger' = 'Beatrice' x PP 'Breeders Choice' = ('Beatrice' x 'Beatrice') x PP 'Buttercup' selfed 'Celebrity' = 'Beatrice F6' x PP 'Christmas Tree' = "Vaughn 73-2" x PP 'Derek Coxs' selection 'Dorothy Benedict' selfed 'Dorothy's Brother' selfed 'Eleanor J. Reath' = PP x sieboldiana 'Elegans' 'Exuberant' = 'Breeder's Choice' x PP 'Formal Attire' = 'Breeder's Choice' x PP 'Forncett Frances' seedling 'Foxy Doxy' = 'William Lachman' x PP 'Frances Williams Baby' selfed 'Fringe Benefit' seedling 'Galaxy' = (x 'Beatrice') x PP 'Gentle Giant' seedling 'Golden Nugget' hybrid 'Great Lakes' seedling 'Green Dragon' selfed 'Green Formal' hybrid 'Green Saucers' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP 'Helen Doriot ' = PP x sieboldiana 'Elegans' 'Hoarfrost' seedling 'Joybells' = PP x 'Sunlight Sister' 'Julie Morss' hybrid 'Mad About Blue' = PP x ('Marilyn' x 'Tardiflora') 'Maui Buttercups' = PP x 'August Moon' 'Maui Yellow Kitten' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP 'Midwest Gold' hybrid 'Mildred Seaver' = 'Breeder's Choice' x PP 'Old Bill' seedling 'Old Hump Back' seedling 'Pin Stripe' = 'Breeder's Choice' x PP 'Pin Stripe Sister' = 'Breeder's Choice' x PP 'Quilted Skies' = sieboldiana x PP 'Robert Frost' = 'Banana Sundae' x PP 'Roscoe' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP 'Sea Blue' hybrid 'Sea Foam' hybrid 'Smokerise Frosted Vase' = PP x nigrescens 'Stormy Seas' = PP x ('Marilyn' x 'Tardiflora') 'Sunny Smiles' = 'Old Gold Edge' x PP 'Top Banana' = 'Beatrice' x PP 'William Lachman' = "Vaughn 73-2" x PP 'Witten Lodge' seedling