Midsummer's Days Dream
Weather this year has been remarkably nice here so far.....time to get a few more pics in before the heat takes its toll.
Lakeside Cindy Cee, growing in a lot of shade and been slow to increase...maybe time to get it some sun. Nice edges and margin.
Jimmy Crack Corn, had this one almost 10 year....almost same size as after 5 years...but dependably so. Ground cover is out of control, but JCC perseveres.
Final Summation, in quite a bit of sun, planted in 2011 and starting to show signs of increase. Edges slow to appear. Seedling in front that can be moved, so hopefully FS keeps increasing. Thunder Boomer with the ripples behind and Independence Day to the left....faint lighter margin, a reverse of Rascal, both Independence Day and Rascal are sports of Gold Regal.
2011 Seedling of Love Pat - Nice color, rugosity, and cupping....and smaller so far. Small dusty yellow to left is a 2011 seedling from Tokudama Aureonebulosa. Would love to see this one find another gear....but so far very slow.
Sugar and Spice, makes me happy when I see it...shine, ripple and nice margin.
Roy Klehm, nice center pattern and out-stretched habit. Planted in 2009 and thought it was taking off a couple of years ago, but seems like it is settling instead. Sport out of Summer Serenade.
Peter Ruh, gets a bit of sun, but taller hostas all around....nice form...a Paul's Glory Sport.
Paradigm, a sentimental favorite....lots of divided plants filled out my gardens when starting out. This was last divided in 2005 and probably 5-6' wide. No fuss, always looks good, grows well, if you have the room get one of these.
Night Before Christmas - had declined so I moved it a couple of years back...best it has looked in quite a few years.
Katie Q (2009), sport of Marilyn. I've seen some nice specimens, expected it to be bigger with wider margins by now. Growing in shade of oaks.
Journey's End, nice jump from 12 to 20 divisions this year and then the critters ate the pips....grrrr. Give this one plenty of room. Beautiful hosta, another you need to get.
Garden Treasure (2011), hasn't leapt yet, just continues to improve. Should continued getting rugose and even wider margins.
Thank you for taking time to look. Please share your beauties.