Wally's Bullfrog

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Wally's Bullfrog

Postby Phil » Dec 16, 2012 6:42 pm

Jeff White just posted this on the AHS Facebook page. Wow, I love it! Is this available yet?

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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby ogrefcf » Dec 17, 2012 3:19 am

Wow, that's a cool looking Hosta.
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby redcrx » Dec 17, 2012 5:53 am

Hmmm, reminds me of H. Quiet Waters.

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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby redcrx » Dec 17, 2012 6:18 am

And Totally Awe Sum comes to mind also - it's on my wish-list.


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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby ViolaAnn » Dec 17, 2012 8:16 am

It reminded me too of H. Quiet Waters.
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby Don Rawson » Dec 17, 2012 8:09 pm

Here's another posting which may be helpful:

http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/hosta/msg111255328353.html
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby redcrx » Dec 18, 2012 10:41 am

Would this be considered a double margin or a two-toned center?

Don, would this be another "list" group? Like Wally's Bullfrog, Quiet Waters, Royal Tiara/Royal Wave. There must be others out there - I was thinking Striptease variants but they don't fit this "look".



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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby JoshS » Dec 19, 2012 6:11 pm

I forget who I originally heard it from, but I've heard this central pattern called "feathers".
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby thy » Dec 20, 2012 4:23 pm

When if ever will they be out for sale, been waiting for years now... and I'm not good at waiting :wink:
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby Linda P » Dec 22, 2012 9:06 am

That pattern is very hard to reproduce in tissue culture. I heard that there are very high numbers of culls as they grow on, even after they've been sent out from the labs to grow on. Wally's Bullfrog may no longer exist...I'm not sure. Hopefully someone has it somewhere.
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby thy » Dec 22, 2012 7:13 pm

:D Linda, think you are just telling me what I do not want to know :wink:

Sure they have to be careful not to loose the entire plant :D

I just want a tiny, tiny bid of one :beer:
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby Don Rawson » Dec 22, 2012 9:47 pm

Wally's Bullfrog still exists and is in a few gardens (both in the U.S. and Europe). It's a slow grower and isn't currently available.

Quiet Waters is a slow grower also...and I have my doubts that it will ever be successfully produced by tc.
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby Lessadragon » Dec 23, 2012 5:47 am

Yes, Quiet Waters still exists :lol: And you may be right Don... It may never be successfully tc'd. Not sure when or if I will ever try it again. If you want to see it, you will have to come here and visit my gardens. I love to have garden visitors!
Wally's Bullfrog does look somewhat like 'Quiet Waters' though. Sure are nice plants! :D
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby Linda P » Dec 23, 2012 10:06 am

Thanks Don! I'm glad to know it's still around. Lynn, I sure hope I can come to visit your garden one day! Gotta remeber to get my passport updated and get one for the old man. :lol:
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Re: Wally's Bullfrog

Postby ViolaAnn » Dec 23, 2012 10:57 pm

Lynn - how far are you from London? I might play hookie from the handbell festival next May to some see your garden if it's close enough.
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