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Funkia Lemon Juice

Posted by lavenderlver none (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 3, 12 at 8:27

Anyone have pictures of a mature plant? Mine's just a baby, but it looks like she's going to be pretty when she grows up.


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RE: Funkia Lemon Juice

Where did you get this plant? There is no such listing either in the Library or in the Registry. Of course it could be a newly registerd cultivar. Is that really the name or is it Hosta 'Lemon Juice'. Funkia is an archaic term for Hosta that is seldom used these days.

Steve


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RE: Funkia Lemon Juice

Steve, the tag says Hosta 'Lemon Juice' with Funkia written underneath. It has dark green margins with a creamy white center. I couldn't find much info about it online, so asking here.


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RE: Funkia Lemon Juice

see link

Here is a link that might be useful: link


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RE: Funkia Lemon Juice

Thank you Ken, I did bring up some of those pictures in a google. I'm wondering why there doesn't seem to be much info out there though. Maybe I'm wrong.

Does anyone here have a mature Lemon Juice? Would love to hear how it does and see it in your garden!


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RE: Funkia Lemon Juice

What they are telling you is that they never heard of a hosta named "lemon Juice". It's not listed in the hosta library. It's also not listed in the Hosta Registry, the place where hosta are generally registered.

That is not a hard and fast rule, but, generally speaking, a hosta is registered with the hosta society before it is introduced in commercial sales. You can look for yourself at http://hostaregistrar.org/ and at the hosta library http://www.hostalibrary.org/ where you can find photos of most registered hosta.

There was a hosta that was not registered, but patented by one of the big wholesale nurseries called Sun Hosta. So, it happens occasionally.

If you will take a photo of the plant and the tag, we'll all get an opportunity to see what it is and help you figure out what you have. A close up of the leaf will help as will pictures of the flowers, if it has any.

WE all like to learn about new hosta.

Bkay


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RE: Funkia Lemon Juice

  • Posted by babka 9b NorCal (My Page) on
    Wed, Jul 4, 12 at 19:40

There are quite a few that aren't officially registered with the AHS. It might have originated in Europe. A grower can really just assign a name and print tags and sell it if they wish. So can YOU, if you want to spend the bucks.

Sure would like to see a photo.;-)

Ask the people who sold it to you where they got it...their supplier might have that info or be able to find out.

-Babka


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