(in Hosta) a plant that maintains its solid or variegated pattern
when propagated by division.
the male parts of the flower consisting of the filament and the
anther, usually six per flower.
the receptive female tip of the flower at the end of the style.
(in Hosta see rhizomatous.)
the long tube connecting the stigma with the ovary.
the amount of thickness between the veins, to the touch, of a
fully expanded leaf blade.
the combination of petal and sepal; the shovry part of a flower that
has no sepals.
the characteristic of the leave surface to the eye.
a leaf rotated around itself producing an askew condition.
a coarse wave to the leaf blade; i.e., H. 'Undulata'.
the stage of leaf development when the blade is open and separated
from the petiole; usually when leaf blade completely untangled from itself
leaf having more than one color due to a difference in pigment
components as margined, medio-variegated, splashed, misted or mottled.
the matched set of veins on opposite sides of the center midrib.
the prominent lines of connective tissue for carrying water and
having leaves which begin the season lighter colored and become
more green as the season advances.
having a glaucous underside; i.e., H. hypoleuca.