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guacamole or gold standard

Posted by hostacats zone 3b (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 14, 14 at 23:19

I have lots of these plants in my yard...what are they guacamole or gold standards??

Are they similar?

Does Pauls glory look like whats peeking upper left corner or can't tell??


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I'm looking up images of guacamole and gold standard and to my untrained eye they look the same to me.......what do I look for?? Gosh.


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Pretty sure this is not Guacamole. But unsure if it is Gold Standard. Very nice-looking, nevertheless.


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It's 'Gold Standard'.

This is a 'Guacamole' of mine, it sees a fair bit of direct sun.Guacamole Sept. 3rd photo lateseason_guacamole.jpg

Pieter


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Your pic is Gold Standard. This is a Guacamole leaf.

Don B.


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Guacamole leaves tend to curve downward and are a bit more shiny.

Your pic is Gold Standard.... flat & matte leaves.

Also, your GS looks like it's getting sun. In my garden, Guacamole, in sun, gets more faded looking variegation.


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I have 15 Gold Standards,and if I don't know what one looks like,I'm really bad! That is Gold Standard,Guac is more shiny as Melissa said. Phil


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  • Posted by Babka 9b NorCal (My Page) on
    Tue, Jul 15, 14 at 10:46

Guacamole gets larger than Gold Standard and the leaves are like dinner plates. In light shade, for me, the color stays looking just like a freshly cut avocado.

-Babka


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Oh my goodness, then all these plants are gold standard?? Crap I have many of these........I guess that's what happens when you are a newbie......well...at least like 5 years ago.

Guacamole I know is at the lake, so that means I don't have any here in town!! Drats!!

michelle


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Sure wish I could retrieve the photo of the masses and masses of Gold Standard used to landscape an entire area of shade on a sloping hillside beneath tall up-limbed trees. That was a pretty sight. GS used as a ground cover in large areas is awesome.

Isn't it amazing how subject you want to find again suddenly disappear off the face of the Internet? Crikey.......:)


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Your wish is my command, Mocc. I don't know which thread it was, but I saved the pic. Think there's a 'Captain Kirk' in there somewhere?

Don B.


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Oh my Lord......that is an awesome bed of gold standards now isn't it?? Sheesh is that ever nice!! Ok I won't complain anymore....I just have plenty of them too....lots of small ones and some that I bought as big plants and divided to make more. That was before....


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Don, I thank you sincerely for finding that picture. I wasn't the only one looking for it, you simply were within earshot or I squeaked loud enough.

Now THAT is a mass planting to get your attention!

I have a mere two pots of GS. It is a great hosta.
Here is one of mine in mid June with green Mississippi Delta to its left.
H. 'Mississippi Delta' with 'Gold Standard'


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I should count how many of these I actually have then. Some look like they are disappearing and have maybe 2-3 small leaves on them but they look like that.

michelle


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You're welcome, Mocc. Mississippi Delta, I'm glad I got that one, it's doing well here. Yours looks great.

Don B.


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Yikes....I have lots of gold standard then...was counting, and I'm over 15 but most are tiny or small.

Pieter you are in Canada too, and I saw your trades list, I'm a newbie and all the ones you are looking for I either never heard of or I don't have. But some of your trades I don't have. What do you do for trading when you have a newbie like me??? Couldn't send you an email so this might be something old of yours on your page.

Michelle


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