Hosta "Halcyon" review

The Hosta Halcyon is a very popular mid-sized blue variety that holds its color very well. Halycon is a lovely small blue hosta that unlike some blue hostas retains its color throughout the season. The leaves are heart shaped growing into neat, compact mounds . Beautiful planted in your shade garden or grown in pots Leaves are thick and very slug resistant.

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
Variegation
Leaf type thick, a bit wavy
Petiole thick, a bit wavy
Scape
Scape height 70 cm (28 in.)
Flower pale lavender
Fragrant
Flower length 5 cm (2 in.)
Flowering period July - August
Fertile yes/breeder
Pod
Ploidy 2-2-2
Patents
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