Hosta of the Day - Holly's Velvet Piecrust

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Hosta of the Day - Holly's Velvet Piecrust

Postby redcrx » Jul 02, 2017 12:44 pm

Holly's Velvet Piecrust is an all green plant with a "piecrust" leaf edge. It puts up very tall scapes and has ventricosa type flowers.

Registry - http://hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=2406&Variety=Holly's%20Velvet%20Piecrust
MyHostas Database - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Holly's+Velvet+Piecrust
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/h/hollysvelvet.html

Here it is this morning, blocking my path and trying to get noticed - showing-off it's tall scape.
Holly's Velvet Piecrust 17 1960.jpg

Here's the plant showing the "piecrust" edge and a twisted leaf tip.
Holly's Velvet Piecrust 17 1961.jpg

Here's a profile showing a slight "bell" shape.
Holly's Velvet Piecrust 17 f 1964b.jpg

Here are the flowers roughly straight on - showing the dark ventricosa-like stripes.
Holly's Velvet Piecrust 17 f 1966.jpg

Holly's Velvet Piecrust 17 f 1967.jpg
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