If I may pick your brains...

unbiddennFebruary 11, 2014

Time for preseason ordering. I've watched the alphabet, drooling. I've looked at hundreds of hostas online, narrowing my list. What i am looking for is a large, yellow leaved variety, with the shape of Kossa Regal, if there is such a thing. If there isn't, I could use recommendations for large yellows, that do not start out, or turn green. it is going in an all shade, no sun at all, spot, already planted with blues and greens and darker plantings.
These are the larger yellows I already have, Delta Dawn, August Moon, Daybreak, Liberty, Paradigm, Sum & Substance, and a pathetic Zounds.
Thank you.

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'Gold Regal' may be what the doctor ordered, unbiddenn. Check it out.

Don B.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 10:50PM
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Also, 'High Noon' you may want to look at.

Don B.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 10:55PM
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bkay2000(8a TX)

Some I wrote down last year as recommendations were Sun Power, Pidemont Gold and Daybreak. It was a discussion about yellows. But that's what I intend to order. I don't have those yet, though.

Of course I'm in zone 8, but my first year Key West fried in morning sun. I'll move it to more shade this year. It grew well, though and made pods it's first year, which makes me look.

It was the first Olga I knowingly bought. I already had Brother Stephan and Niagara Falls, but did not know they were Olgas when I acquired them.

I'm hopeful that Key West will do well for me, too.


    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 11:34PM
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mountainy man z8 Ireland

Krugerrand is a large upright yellow, disclamer - I don't have it ...yet!

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 11:37PM
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Here's an early July pic of Krugerrand in it's third year.


    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 8:21AM
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cyn427 (zone 7)

Nice, Paul!

    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 5:52PM
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All suggestions are wonderful.
And another one to toss into the golden look in the shade:

Squash Casserole. I came to appreciate it last year, when it suddenly grew so beautiful I couldn't stand it. It got some morning light, dappled though. I did not move it all year, it seemed to like where it was. Here are some comparisons of leaf color early and late, and the overall appearance.


July (in the background)

and a different camera, which greened it up, but not any different actually

    Bookmark   February 13, 2014 at 7:40PM
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bkay2000(8a TX)

Yes, Mocc. I ordered a Squash Casserole. Your's did so well, I had to have one.


    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 2:54PM
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