Mail order hosta

idig(7b)September 23, 2008

I would like to purchase a Hosta 'Niagara Falls' and am curious if anyone has had good, or bad, luck with a mail order company. Any recommendations appreciated!

Thanks,

Shana

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jeff_al

have ordered from northern grown perennials and was very pleased with the quality/size of their hostas.
here is the website http://mwt.net/~ngp/index.htm
you can also browse the link below for consumer ratings of mail order nurseries.

Here is a link that might be useful: link to nursery reviews

    Bookmark   September 24, 2008 at 1:39PM
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idig(7b)

Thanks.
I decided to try one called 'Fried Green Tomatoes' with a fragrant bloom instead of Niagara Falls. I've never tried
mail order before, so I appreciate the link!
Shana

    Bookmark   September 24, 2008 at 9:00PM
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jbranch(7B Alabama)

Shana - I have ordered several times from Hallson Gardens. They are very proactive in eliminating HVX from their stock. They also have a very good forum. Their hostas have very good root structure and depending on the size of your order, you can get a bonus hosta that is free (I think a minimum of 3 will get you the bonus). I got a H. Li'l Abner this year as a bonus as well as H. Dragon Tails. Very pleased with what I have purchased from them.

I also have purchased from Jim's Hosta and plan to purchase at least one designer hosta from Naylor Creek next year.

Jeff

Here is a link that might be useful: Hallson Gardens

    Bookmark   September 24, 2008 at 10:02PM
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idig(7b)

Thank you Jeff. I will check them out.
Shana

    Bookmark   September 25, 2008 at 12:58PM
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