Hosta of the Day - pycnophylla

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Hosta of the Day - pycnophylla

Postby redcrx » Sep 10, 2016 6:25 am

pycnophylla is a species plant with red petioles, white-backed leaves with a rippled edge. It is used in many breeding programs to pass on these traits.

Registry - not Registered - it is a species
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/pycnophylla
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/p/pycnophy.html

I have had this plant since 2010. It's never grown for me but I have never had it in the right spot - it may be better next season. Never seen it flower.

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