Does anyone have Grunspecht?

gardenfanatic(MO zone5b)July 26, 2014

What do you think about it?

Deanna

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DelawareDonna(7A)

Do you have a photo? It looks a lot like Devon Green to me from internet photos.

DD

    Bookmark   July 26, 2014 at 9:23PM
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mstrecke(z8 Seattle)

I was looking at this one on the HL auction from Naylor.

They say: "Hosta 'Grunspecht' [M] (Klose) This introduction from Klose of Germany has been around for many years but just recently available. It is a shiny dark green plant from the Tardiana group with very thick leaves...different from H. âÂÂDevon Greenâ as the leaves are thicker, more spade shaped, and slightly wavy"

Margaret

    Bookmark   July 26, 2014 at 11:11PM
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Shrubbish(5b)

I was looking at that auction too. According to a German hosta dealer, this is a Halcyon sport with glossy green leaves of extraordinary substance. Heart shaped at the leaf base with a lance like tip. (Their words not mine)
Link below is to the dealer's page showing only a potted division.

Here is a link that might be useful: German hosta dealer / Gruenspecht

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 1:12AM
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