Hosta Garden at Acton Arboretum

pixie_louSeptember 15, 2012

I went back to the Acton Arboretum in August. There had been a lot of discussion about Hosta on the Show Us Your Gardens August 2012 thread. So I spent quite a bit of time in the Hosta Garden. Wow. I never realized there were so many varieties of Hosta.

It wasn't just the variety of Hosta. It was also the way they were placed - small varieties next to large varieties. The variations in leaf shape, color and textures. The intermingling of small evergreens, containers, and other shade plants.

Seriously - I will never turn my nose up to the word Hosta again. But I still don't like the boring old green one and the boring old green and white one.

So for the photos - in no particular order:

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    Bookmark   September 15, 2012 at 10:21PM
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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

Pixie,

Thanks for posting this. I haven't been to this garden yet. I'll have to get there next year. There are some beautiful specimens in this garden.

Steve

    Bookmark   September 26, 2012 at 9:37AM
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