NOID Help Please

muktowngal(Z5 WI)May 19, 2012

Here is a plant I purchased at the end of 2010. I thought I wrote it down but, I didn't -- Can you help me id please. It is the hosta behind the tree... Hosta in front is Revolution. Hosta to the side Crusader.

From 20012-05-15 Id

Here is a closer photo From 20012-05-15 Id

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muktowngal(Z5 WI)

Off topic id here..But I definitely need help.I believe I may have purchased this as a heritage plant but I am not sure that is just not a weed. This photo was taken when it was blooming last July. I know that you very knowledgeable gardeners will be able to help me out. The 3 leaf plant in bloom.
From 2011-07-24 host need id

    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 8:59PM
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evermore_gw z 4/5 NB

Young hostas like yours are often hard to id, especially since you provide no hint of its size. A pen, ruler, or even your hand in the picture could give us some perspective. My guess is that you might have Paul's Glory. You should see changes over time, and you should take note of the date and color of the blossoms. A pic later in the season might help.

Somebody else will have to help with the vine: remember one person's weed is another person's wildflower.


    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 10:04PM
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'Paul's Glory' was my first thought.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 10:29PM
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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b


A large number of 3 leafed plants turn out to be poison ivy. That plant looks like it has a vining habit. If it has little hairy roots extending from the stems, then that's what it is. Cover your skin when examining it.


    Bookmark   May 20, 2012 at 6:44AM
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It's not poison ivy because ivy doesn't have that tiny white flower. Another choice for your hosta is Gold Standard.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2012 at 7:02AM
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donrawson(Z 5)

Muktowngal, I think the plant in the pic is White Avens (Geum canadense), a native perennial plant.

Here are some links which may be helpful:

White Avens on Illinois Wildflowers Info

USDA Plants Profile: White Avens

Missouri Plants: Geum canadense

    Bookmark   May 20, 2012 at 2:31PM
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