Lakeside Ripples

hosta_freak(z6 NC)August 14, 2012

Here is a pic from back in April,when it still looked good. It looks pretty good now,considering it hasn't rained in August,so far. Phil

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Very nice. Did you get this from Rob?
Where is he these days I wonder?

I like my Lakesides, especially LS Pebbles. This one you have is certainly piecrusted and very correctly named.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 5:39PM
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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

Great pic. Great Hosta. I got an OS division from Hosta Amour this past Spring. It doesn't look that good. Yet.


    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 6:23PM
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hosta_freak(z6 NC)

I actually got this plant from Rux Gardens,a nursery just a little north of where I live. It was a very small one-eyed plant when I bought it,but this is the best it has ever looked. Thanks for lookin'! Phil

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 8:50PM
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hosta_freak(z6 NC)

Sorry I didn't answer your question, moccasin. I planted this hosta way back in 2006,before Rob bought Lakeside,so I guess it was Mary Chastain's place then. This plant was so tiny,leaves would cover it up and I would have to look for it. What got my attention about this hosta was a pic of it on Bob Solberg's newsletter,which showed a young girl hiding under it,and the caption"so large you could hide a small child under it". It's not one of his introductions,but he sells other hostas. Sorry the explanation was so long. Phil

    Bookmark   August 15, 2012 at 9:22AM
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Yep. some that Bob Solberg introduced I've gotten other places, and vice versa from him. Thanks for the story.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2012 at 11:58AM
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Here is my new Lakeside Ripples. Just planted last week. Hope it grows to look as good as the pics above.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2012 at 2:50PM
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Babka NorCal 9b

This one looks very similar to Clovelly. Does anyone have them both for comparison?


    Bookmark   August 15, 2012 at 3:54PM
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