If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?
Parade your Ps:
A 'Paul's Glory' in May.
This post was edited by Don_in_Colorado on Thu, Jan 30, 14 at 4:54
Hosta Enable Alert: Pearl Lake 2nd year. Best $3.00 hosta I ever bought. Fast grower and a great shape. Pleasant eye candy on the hosta walk about.
'Paul's Glory' in September.
Paul's Glory in July 2013
'Paul's Glory' #2.
Oooh, nice one, David!
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
This post was edited by hippieindenial on Thu, Jan 30, 14 at 6:30
Whoops ...Potomac Glory should be Potomac Pride
I do have Potomac Glory but it doesn't show the distinctive coloration as posted above. I bought mine based on the color of the second photo in the HL and grown in a local nursery.
Sorry about the upper photo repeat of Potomac Pride. Photobucket has me all messed up.
Pizzazz, a new one for me in 2013. I think I'm going to really like this one in a couple of years.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Hosta 'Permanent Wave'. Bernd
Hosta 'Pineapple Upside Down Cake'.
Hosta 'Paradigm'. Bernd
Paul' Glory in May.
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Patriot sharing space with Frances Williams.
Pewterware in the fall.
A rather scruffy looking Popcorn.
I knew I'd find a shot of Paradigm if I kept hunting.
Peacock Feathers--supposed to have extra petals on the flowers. My plant is young, so far, I haven't seen any. Maybe this year I will see some.
Praying Hands with flower scape.
Young Proud Sentry
Paradigm (with High Society behind)
There are a lot of beautiful 'p' hostas. I'm suddenly very interested in Parhelian with it's very narrow edge. Beautiful plants shown above.
I tried without much success of narrowing it down. I doubled up on a few.
Two Paradigm's - Both from the same year though the one in the shade was sold as Blue Shadows. The one in the shade is at least double the size. There is more contrast in colors. The one in the sun becomes brighter yellow. Love them both.
Hosta 'Piecrust Promise'
Hosta 'Paradise Joyce' starts out looking like 'June' in the spring, but the leaf centers turn white by August.
Hosta 'Princess Anastasia' isn't mine. This picture was taken last summer at Sebright Gardens in Oregon.
Great shots as usual. I like the flower shot Luuk.
Parhelion yr. 2
In June. Top left image taken in September. First year plant.
Love this one.
Plantaginea (I dont believe in crop circles but i do believe in hosta circles)
My 2nd ring of Plantaginea
Paul's Glory (July)
Paul's Glory (August)
Popcorn (kinda ugly but I bought it in September - so its an end of season bargain)
Parhelion,guarding the entrance of the garden. This is the first plant you see,when entering my garden. Phil
Also Pineapple Upside down cake,growing in a chimney flue. This is a young plant,but is growing well here. Phil
Pathfinder,growing by the path,and next to my garden bench. Phil
Peedee Gold Flash
Play It Again Sam
First year tattered Peppermint Ice
'Play It Again Sam' is great, Paul. Did you grow it from a liner-sized plant?
I have a lot of the same posted and way nicer but this is my Paradigm
Paradise Glory (a sport of Paul's Glory)
Parhelion with a narrow edge
Parhelion with a wider edge:
Parky's Pride from Myrle's sister a couple seasons ago
I just love Patriot
Paul's Glory thanks to Myrle
Pilgrim is another of my P hosta
my first season pineapple upside down cake and a pair of feet
I have lots more P hosta but will make this my last entry. Older picture of my Praying Hands and my dear Puss who is gone now :(
Looks like Puss was a nice kittiy.
Only have one (gasp) P. None other than H. 'Plantaginea' herself...maybe I'll post a few pics... :-)
More flower shots of mama P. None of my four Ps are a good size as they had to be moved due to the "maple tree root syndrome" and hence divided.
'Paul's Glory' leaf.
Beautiful kitty. Sorry you lost your dear Puss, Almosthooked.
Beautiful plantaginea blossoms, Jo. Do you have your plantagineas sited in a good amount of sun?
Thank you, Don, and yes I do....have it/them in a fair bit of sun.
Last year I transplanted a struggling mama P from the maple-rooted garden out front to the backyard, in full sun. (Full sun or otherwise, this hosta does grow vigorously here.). The one pictured here receives eastern direct sun until around 1:30 and doesn't get phased at all.
The one in the back got a bit crisp around an edge here and there but I really wanted it to gain some vigour quickly after it's struggle out front. It went from a 4" height to at least triple it's height and leaves. I am curious to see how it withstands the sun exposure this year...I will make sure to provide more water for that one...it is in the vicinity of a red hibiscus which also requires copious amounts of water so that's how I remember, lol
I had one by the front door a couple of years back, where it showed its green colour to perfection (IMO) but it outgrew its location in one season! Too bad since the perfume of the blossoms really lingered there in the evening...being semi-sheltered from wind.
I really love this hosta called 'Plantaginea'!
I just have to show the before...it did not grow any more than what you see here, poor thing, BAD maple roots! and a bunny chewed the asters right down (to left of Plantaginea)...it also had a buffet of tradescantia, echinacea
(It's leaves are so rough but it liked the younger echinaceas...more tender)
And the odd hosta leaf.
Oops...I forgot to add 'Pathfinder'.