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This year's hosta haul

Posted by marric Z5a Ontario (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 9, 12 at 11:16

I decided to buy a few more and then DH started to get into the act! I would like some more with really nice flowers. Anyone know any good ones? Together we bought:
Francee
Guacomole
Alakazaam
Ann Kulpa
Avocado
Cherry Tart
Rhino Hide
Fantasy Island
First Frost
Loyalist
Francee
So Sweet
Gypsy Rose
Stiletto
Ripple Effect
Marilyn Monroe
Dream Weaver
Patriot
Hadspen Blue
Fragrant Bouquet
The Razor's Edge
and Sugar Daddy
Marg


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RE: This year's hosta haul

Plantaginea with those huge white fragrant lily-size flowers; Fuji-Botan for double flowers are two of my favorites. Little Kabitan that I use for an edger has dark purple flowers.

There was a thread on this forum last week about flowers and pods, it's probably a page or two back now but it has beautiful photos.

What a great selection you picked! Lots of variety.

Sandy


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RE: This year's hosta haul

Good picks! I guess by now you know we don't grow hostas for their flowers. Some of the nicest are from Ventricosa,which are deep purple. All the Plantaginea,sports have fragrant flowers,and some of them are pure white. Phil


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RE: This year's hosta haul

  • Posted by marric Z5a Ontario (My Page) on
    Mon, Jul 9, 12 at 13:51

I started out buying hostas for just the foliage but now I really like some of the flowers as well. thanks for the tips. Sandy, I'll look for that post. Marg


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