noid

jan_on zone 5bJune 10, 2012

A friend gave me two big shovelfuls of this hosta 5 or more years ago and it is very happy living in this barrel where it drapes nicely over the rim. I know, I know, green with cream border=tough to ID. 7-8 vein pairs, no sign of scapes yet, I'm wondering about Antioch maybe?

Jan

href="http://s1053.photobucket.com/albums/s461/jbushfield/?action=viewät=GardenJune102012017.jpg"; target="_blank">

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Lykaon - Ohio Zone 6a

Antioch is a good guess. Yours looks very similiar to mine.

I'd say yours loves its home... Its gorgeous.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2012 at 4:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wieslaw59

It could very easily pass as H. Fortunei Albomarginata

    Bookmark   June 10, 2012 at 5:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hosta_freak(z6 NC)

I have a couple of look-alikes like that. Mine are called Sundancer,and I got them at Lowes many years ago.Phil

    Bookmark   June 10, 2012 at 5:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

Now that's a happy looking hosta. In 5 years it hasn't bloomed? I thought they bloomed every year. Some of my new
hosta are blooming and they are quite young.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2012 at 6:41PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Bennie0203(6b/7a)

Antioch! I have four of them and they look the same as yours.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2012 at 3:04AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jan_on zone 5b

I'm quite sure this hosta blooms - its just that this is the first year I have been tuned in to really noting times of bloom etc., and most summers I am away from mid-June to mid-Sept, so I miss many of them performing. I'll keep an eye out for blooms on this one, and unless they disprove the theory in the meantime I'll call it 'Antioch'. Thanks all.
Jan

    Bookmark   June 11, 2012 at 11:50AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Spring Pips Showing-time span from first plant to last?
Especially for those of you with a large amount of...
santamiller
When could I remove the covers from the 2 ceramic pots of mini hostas?
The in-ground hostas are still very much in dormancy....
Esther-B, Zone 7b
Hosta Smart Phone App
I think I have my hubby convinced to write me a smart...
thisismelissa
Whatever happened to...?
I did a google search for Rob Canning (is that his...
Babka NorCal 9b
mulch around hostas. leaves, etc.
I have always read that you need to clean up the hostas...
steelskies
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™