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A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

Posted by caliloo z6/7 (My Page) on
Wed, May 9, 12 at 19:58

Still trying to decide if this one is garden worthy. This is year 3
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Anyone guess this mini? Lost the tag - dark bluish green with a light green edge
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Vole rescues. Both were big 2nd year in my garden healthy specimens last year :-( American Halo and Anna Kulpa
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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

Hmmm...could the mini be Kinbotan? Or Kifukurin Otome, which reportedly has brighter, wider margins?

I don't really know my minis very well, so I'm just throwing some names out there...


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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

Aha!!! I thought Kinbotan, Don! There might be hope for me yet. :) And as a comparison, my little new young plant:
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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

Excellent! Thanks 0 label in the morning :-)

Alexa


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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

Well, in your first photo it looks like the hosta and fern are crowding each other, so I think I would move one of them.
Christine


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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

LOL Christine! It isn't a question of should I move it, it is should I keep it or dig it and toss it. Still trying to decide if it is a "garden worthy" plant.

Alexa


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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

Alexa, when I first glimpsed at the very first plant with that fern curling around the hosta, I thought it would turn into the VOLE! Sort of curled up and comfy on top of the plant, you know. So glad it was the fern.

I rather like the two together, I'd leave them be, odd couple that they are.


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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

I assumed the fern was hanging on in order to save the hosta from its uncertain fate. I agree with the fern -- it's keeper.
Jan


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RE: A seedling, a noid and a couple saved frmo the voles

LOL! Yes, I am battling voles this year, but I am not crazy enough to take pics of them.... YET! LOL!

And the question is whether or not the hosta is garden worthy, the fern is staying!

Thanks so much everyone :-)

Alexa


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