A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

caliloo(z6/7)May 9, 2012

Still trying to decide if this one is garden worthy. This is year 3

Anyone guess this mini? Lost the tag - dark bluish green with a light green edge

Vole rescues. Both were big 2nd year in my garden healthy specimens last year :-( American Halo and Anna Kulpa

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donrawson(Z 5)

Hmmm...could the mini be Kinbotan? Or Kifukurin Otome, which reportedly has brighter, wider margins?

I don't really know my minis very well, so I'm just throwing some names out there...

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 8:15PM
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Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

Aha!!! I thought Kinbotan, Don! There might be hope for me yet. :) And as a comparison, my little new young plant:

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 12:56AM
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caliloo(z6/7)

Excellent! Thanks 0 label in the morning :-)

Alexa

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 3:16AM
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anniegolden(z7a)

Well, in your first photo it looks like the hosta and fern are crowding each other, so I think I would move one of them.
Christine

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 9:22AM
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caliloo(z6/7)

LOL Christine! It isn't a question of should I move it, it is should I keep it or dig it and toss it. Still trying to decide if it is a "garden worthy" plant.

Alexa

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 3:31PM
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Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

Alexa, when I first glimpsed at the very first plant with that fern curling around the hosta, I thought it would turn into the VOLE! Sort of curled up and comfy on top of the plant, you know. So glad it was the fern.

I rather like the two together, I'd leave them be, odd couple that they are.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 6:22PM
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jan_on zone 5b

I assumed the fern was hanging on in order to save the hosta from its uncertain fate. I agree with the fern -- it's keeper.
Jan

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 7:07PM
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caliloo(z6/7)

LOL! Yes, I am battling voles this year, but I am not crazy enough to take pics of them.... YET! LOL!

And the question is whether or not the hosta is garden worthy, the fern is staying!

Thanks so much everyone :-)

Alexa

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 7:15PM
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