Hosta of the Day #5 - Rare Breed

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Hosta of the Day #5 - Rare Breed

Postby redcrx » Nov 22, 2014 4:52 pm

Rare Breed is a three toned plant with a dark green edge and a white center and an interesting "cross-over" color.

Hosta Registry - not registered
MyHostas Database - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Rare+Breed
Not in the Hosta Library by that name but the MyHostas Database references a hosta call Tall Paul
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/t/tallpaul.html

I picked up this plant while driving back from the Milwaukee Convention last year. I found this at the Kingwood Center in Ohio http://www.kingwoodcenter.org/cms/ - nice gardens and a peacock but the house wasn't open for tours.

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Same leaf a little later
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And in the 2014 season
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Re: Hosta of the Day #5 - Rare Breed

Postby Ludi » Feb 15, 2015 8:16 pm

Here's mine back from 2013.

Sadly, it croaked in 2014 from early spring rot. It was already weak from the year before where it also suffered some hot-summer rotting. Not blight, but might as well have been. Another that, if left in a pot, needs major TLC !!!

Pic taken 5/30/2013

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