Hosta of the Day - Swamp Thing

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Hosta of the Day - Swamp Thing

Postby redcrx » Oct 04, 2012 7:36 am

Swamp Thing is a variegated hosta with glossy leaves. It is a yingeri hybrid - (x "blue sieboldiana seedling") x yingeri. The flowers have a "spidery" shape from it's yingeri heritage.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=6411&Variety=Swamp%20Thing
MyHostas - http://www.myhostas.be/db/hostas/Swamp+Thing
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/s/swampthing.html

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Re: Hosta of the Day #4 - Swamp Thing

Postby ViolaAnn » Oct 04, 2012 8:47 am

What a name!
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Swamp Thing

Postby redcrx » Aug 22, 2016 7:16 am

I have one of these in a pot. Here is the flower today.
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Swamp Thing

Postby redcrx » Aug 25, 2017 12:12 pm

Just the flower today:
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