Hosta 'City Boy'?

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Hosta 'City Boy'?

Postby Don Rawson » Jan 23, 2017 12:12 pm

Does anyone have information about hosta 'City Boy' which is shown on the Hosta Library? The photo was submitted by Matt (no last name). Thank you
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Re: Hosta 'City Boy'?

Postby Tigger » Jan 23, 2017 9:03 pm

My guess would be that it's from Matt Sanders. Check with him (if you have his contact info) or with Dave Chopko.

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Re: Hosta 'City Boy'?

Postby Don Rawson » Jan 24, 2017 6:29 pm

Dave, did you mean Matt Sanford?
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Re: Hosta 'City Boy'?

Postby Chris_W » Jan 24, 2017 6:57 pm

Who's Dave ;)
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Re: Hosta 'City Boy'?

Postby Tigger » Jan 24, 2017 11:16 pm

Why the heck did I type Sanders? Yes, Matt Sanford. But there's also Matt Bendig.

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Re: Hosta 'City Boy'?

Postby Bill Meyer » Mar 11, 2017 6:08 pm

Hi Don,

Not sure if you're still looking, but it was Matt Caudle. A while back there was a guy named Al Belk that was scamming people on Ebay. Don't remember what the scams were, but he was in North Carolina and got a lot of stuff from Leonard Jones' nursery when it closed. After people caught on to Belk and stopped buying from him, the same plants started being sold by a Matt Caudle, who was also in North Carolina. People thought it was either an alias for Belk or a friend of his and wouldn't buy any so Matt Caudle disappeared soon after.

As far as we've been able to find out, we think City Boy was a Leonard Jones plant that was never released before his nursery closed.

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