Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

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Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Oct 29, 2011 7:16 am

Name: H. 'Frances Williams'

Description: Large metallic blue-green, rounded and cupped leaves with an irregular gold edge. Leaves vary from elongated to more rounded, margin is wide and irregular.
Size: Medium (36"w x 18"h)
Origin: Sport of H. 'Elegans'
Flowers: Scape has 1-2 inflorescence leaves; White flowers pendant.
Added to garden: Spring 2009
Notes: I'm trying this plant in a very dark corner of my garden. It still gets spring dessication at times. So far I've found the growth rate fairly slow, but it may also be dry in this dark corner.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.ph ... 20Williams

MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Frances+Williams

Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/f/francesw.html

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby redcrx » Oct 29, 2011 8:41 am

Here are a couple of mine.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby paul_in_mn » Oct 29, 2011 9:16 am

Leaf from a couple of years ago - one of last to emerge due to soil very slow to warm in this location. I think this helps some with desiccation.
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Finally added some divisions last year (planted 05).
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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 05, 2012 7:09 pm

Mine is still growing very slowly.
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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby redcrx » Sep 06, 2012 8:08 am

Here is one I have in a pot.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby Eleven » Oct 31, 2012 9:37 am

'Frances Williams' larger grouping:
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'Frances Williams' more to trade:
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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Aug 26, 2014 6:52 pm

two years after my last post, it's barely grown. But it got very little dessication this year.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 18, 2015 11:04 am

2015 - July 03. Still no growth, but that's not really a surprise. Did I mention it gets too little sun and too little moisture? But it does grow.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby Mountainy Man » Sep 18, 2015 5:38 pm

28th of June, 3 years old from a tiny liner.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Frances Williams' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Apr 01, 2017 4:55 pm

2016. I would move mine if it didn't have that desiccation problem. No sense giving it prime real estate when space is limited. But it doesn't grow where it is.

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