Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

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Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Oct 30, 2011 7:22 am

Name: H. 'Francee'

Description: Heart-shaped dark green leaves with narrow white margins. Medium growth rate.
Size: Medium
Origin: sport of H. 'fortunei Albomarginata'
Flowers: Funnel-shaped lavender, on upright, leafy scape. Late in the season.
Added to garden: Late 1990's. One of my earliest Hostas.
Notes: One of the most popular hostas. This particular plant was a small division, in 2007 from a place that was too dark and too dry. It really took off and has grown very quickly with more sun and more moisture.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.ph ... ty=Francee
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Francee
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/f/francee.html

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Re: Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby Mark Raw » Oct 31, 2011 2:23 am

This has to be my all time fav hosta yes an old variety but I just find it stunning in its simplicity. Mine is now a single division I just hope it soon bulks up.
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Re: Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 05, 2012 7:06 pm

I've just divided mine, but the pics were taken earlier in the season. I needed to move it because everything around it was yellow margin, yellow leaves or yellow centred leaves. It looked out of place with its white margins. I divided it, planted two large divisions in other parts of my yard and potted up two smaller ones for a plant sale.
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Re: Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby boops » Sep 09, 2012 2:07 pm

Here are two of three that I have.

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Re: Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby Eleven » Oct 31, 2012 9:31 am

This mature 'Francee' predates my time in this house:
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Re: Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Aug 26, 2014 6:49 pm

I divided mine at the end of 2012. Got some divisions for a plant sale and planted what was left int 2 different spots. Now I have two lovely 'Francee' plants. This is one in the middle of July.

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Re: Daily Hosta #2 - 'Francee' - Add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Apr 01, 2017 4:53 pm

2016 update. Both divisions are doing well.

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