Hosta 'Mini Skirt'

jan_on zone 5bJanuary 24, 2014

Anyone have this? It didn't show up here in either 'M' or 'mini', but a recent garden magazine in an article 'Meet the class of 2014' identifies it among the hottest new picks. It is one of the 'blue Mouse Ears' series, and is described as "a miniature mound of wavy thick blue-green leaves with creamy yellow margins in spring. In summer the centre turns greener and the edge lightens to creamy white. Pale lavender flowers with deeper purple stripes appear closely packed together on short scapes in early to midsummer."

Jan

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bkay2000(8a TX)

Found it! It's not registered, though.

bk

edit: I just remembered not all newly registered hosta are on the online database.

Here is a link that might be useful: Walter's gardens

This post was edited by bkay2000 on Fri, Jan 24, 14 at 16:24

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 11:24AM
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don_in_colorado

I Don't have one, Jan, but I did notice one was up for auction a few weeks ago. It was the 'regular' Hosta Library auction where I saw it.

Don B.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 6:26PM
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Josh Spece

It is brand spanking new...this spring will be the first anyone has it. It's going to be a hot one ;)

    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 10:28AM
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donrawson(Z 5)

I saw thousands of them at Walters this past summer before they began shipping them out. I told them it should have a Mouse name, since it's a Mouse Ears sport. Oh well, 'Mini Skirt' is okay, I guess.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 12:07PM
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hostanista

Jan - Mini Skirt is available at Shades of Green in Alymer, Ontario - http://www.shadesofgreenhostas.ca/NEW-Hostas-for-2014.php

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.shadesofgreenhostas.ca/NEW-Hostas-for-2014.php

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 1:41PM
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dgregory_so.cntrl.IL_zone6a

fwiw:
Hosta 'Mini Skirt' is now available for bidding on the hosta library auction.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2014 at 1:19PM
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jan_on zone 5b

Thanks for the info - Shades of Green will certainly be on our spring outing list - love that place.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2014 at 4:30PM
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