Hosta Dino....

hosta_freak(z6 NC)February 9, 2013

I'm thinking about getting Dino,which is variegated sport of T-Rex. Does anyone here grow it,and if so,how is it doing? Phil

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bernd ny zone5

Naylor Creek lists it as M, so it probably will not get as big as TRex which is listed as VL. But my TRex is growing very slowly too. Bernd

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 8:09AM
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hosta_freak(z6 NC)

Well,my T-Rex has grown very fast,so I thought it would grow well for me. Jim's Hostas has it,as well, for the same price. Phil

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 8:32PM
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Gesila(MI Z5)

Does this mean you are going to buy a hosta through the mail Phil?

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 2:10AM
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don_in_colorado

The hosta library has a picture of a leaf close-up with a man's hand on it for size scale, and the leaf is HUGE. It may be a giant, Phil.

Don B.

This post was edited by Don_in_Colorado on Mon, Feb 11, 13 at 13:05

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 11:09AM
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hostafreak

Yeah,Gesila,maybe so! I don't usually order mail order,but it's doubtful that it will ever appear in my local nursery. Boy,you have come out of hybernation! Take care. Phil

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 12:24PM
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Gesila(MI Z5)

LOL Phil, only you buying on-line could get me out of hibernation!

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 6:51PM
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donrawson(Z 5)

I talked with Gary at Naylor...he said Dino will be smaller than T Rex...which makes sense since it has a wide, white margin...

There are some other very large variegated hostas, but some are not easily available...like Big Kahuma, Bev and Dave, for example...Earth Angel and other Blue Angel sports are big...Woolly Mammoth gets big...Victory is very large...Nickie Sue Axmear is supposed to be very large...and then there are all the variegated sports of Sum and Substance...and there's a sport of Jurassic Park with a wide gold center that will be coming out...

    Bookmark   February 12, 2013 at 8:06PM
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