FW? NIOD at the Renn Faire

dray67(7)September 10, 2012

So i was at the Pennsylvania Renascence Faire yesterday and i saw this beside a building. My Guess is a Francis Williams, but no way to know for sure. the leaves are pretty big.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

Looks like FW to me also. The telltale sign would be a spot of Spring dessication. I see only one possible spot on the 9 o'clock leaf.


    Bookmark   September 10, 2012 at 5:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

An amazing looking hosta. That 6 o'clock leaf looks big as a Sum And Substance almost! And looks like not a bit of slug damage. Wonderful.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 10:55PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bernd ny zone5

It is amazing that in zone 7 at this time of the year any hosta can still look this good, nearly perfect. Francis Williams is a great plant!

    Bookmark   September 12, 2012 at 6:55AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

yep it sure caught my Eye. My wife and family laughed when i took my phone out to snap a pic. The faire is in a wooded area. Lots of dense shade. it is over an North of my home and there is a bit of elevation in the PA hills. I'm sure the cinder block wall provided some cooling.
Its probably 15 years old or more. not very many eyes.

    Bookmark   September 12, 2012 at 6:58PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Tri State Hosta Sale
Tri State Hosta Society had a wonderful Sale today...
17 Up
Signs of life from the last pot of my first three year's...
good to see spring in the uk
my grass still lots of work!fed it 3 times already..bloody...
What's looking good in your garden this week?
I'm afraid I'll miss the pipping going on in my hosta...
22 degrees Fahrenheit Saturday night predicted!
I spent three hours covering hostas when I got home...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™