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.

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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.

Steve

    Bookmark   September 10, 2012 at 5:52PM
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Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

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
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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!
Bernd

    Bookmark   September 12, 2012 at 6:55AM
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dray67(7)

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.
Dave

    Bookmark   September 12, 2012 at 6:58PM
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