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Mail order source for blue umbrella

Posted by philipw2 7 MD/DC (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 10, 12 at 19:28

What would be a good source to order a few blue umbrella from.

I was thinking of planting them near some blue angels in some deep shade next to the patio to add some 3 dimensionality.

They will be in front of some hydrangea and next to a Goshiki.

Does that make sense? Is there a variegated or two colored one that would look good next to a blue angel and add that 3rd dimension?

Thanks.


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RE: Mail order source for blue umbrella

As to where to find Hostas, look for Steve Greene's annual publication of 'Hosta Finder'.

Not even close to 100%, but the only choice other than an aWFUL lot of catalog gathering and reading.

HTH,

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RE: Mail order source for blue umbrella

You can get Blue Umbrellas at Hallson Gardens, link below. It's a go to source for online buying. As for a variegated or differently colored variety try Earth Angel or Guardian Angel if you've got the space. If you want a gold for the shade try Piedmont Gold.

Steve

Here is a link that might be useful: Hallson Hostas - B


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RE: Mail order source for blue umbrella

one of my best looking plants placed next to a blue is a Twilight...just makes each plant look better...


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RE: Mail order source for blue umbrella

Hosta Finders says "Many Listings"

I Googled it and saw it at NH Hostas, Walters, and Perennial Nursery, which is of course Hallsons, and I'm sure you could check any other sources you normally shop and find it.

Oh yeah, there is another thread you need to look at, which has the conifers used with the hosta, and it could give you a third dimension and a different texture as well.


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This is the thread.....

Here is the thread I mentioned above.

Here is a link that might be useful: Spilt Milk and friends


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RE: Mail order source for blue umbrella

You can also get it at Land of the Giants hosta farm. They sell older introductions usually as divisions from mature plants. Price there is $15.
Bernd

Here is a link that might be useful: Blue Umbrellas in LOTG hosta catalog


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RE: Mail order source for blue umbrella

Land of the Giants sells it too

Here is a link that might be useful: LOTG


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