Hosta Identification help

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Hosta Identification help

Postby hostaanita » Jul 07, 2017 8:31 pm

Does anyone have any idea which hosta this is . It starts out with a very faint chartreuse border . The underside of the leaf is white . Average texture. Would really appreciate your help.
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    Re: Hosta Identification help

    Postby Chris_W » Jul 09, 2017 1:04 pm

    I'm sorry I don't recognize that one. That white back should help someone make an id, though. Hopefully someone while know it.
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    Re: Hosta Identification help

    Postby Tigger » Jul 11, 2017 3:58 pm

    It's got me stumped, too. You could try posting it to the "American Hosta Society" facebook group page. Add in anything else you know about the plant: leaf size, where it might have come from, how long it has been in that place, etc.

    Or try working your way through this very long list of white-backed hostas. http://www.hostalists.org/hosta_list_wbh.php

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    Re: Hosta Identification help

    Postby hostaanita » Jul 11, 2017 9:06 pm

    I think I got it figured out...Royal Flush . Saw it in another garden ...looks like it.
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      Re: Hosta Identification help

      Postby Chris_W » Jul 11, 2017 9:33 pm

      I'll take a look at mine, but the center on my Royal Flush is thinner.

      This one still intrigues me so I'm going to keep looking...
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      Re: Hosta Identification help

      Postby Tigger » Jul 11, 2017 9:59 pm

      Your hosta is cerainly not Royal Flush. Maybe the other garden has it labeled wrong? Royal Flush has a broad gold margin, heavily corrugated (textured) leaves, and no white backs.

      Do you know about the Hosta Library? http://www.hostalibrary.org Use it to compare authentic pictures to any names that you or others might come up with.
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      Re: Hosta Identification help

      Postby redcrx » Jul 12, 2017 7:45 am

      I have seen that leaf before - my Collector's Banner will have some leaves with that "look" - viewtopic.php?f=1&t=56807. But CB is a highly variable plant.
      Can you get a close-up of the end of the two-tone leaves to see if there is a "Glow" (watermark) between the colors.
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      Re: Hosta Identification help

      Postby hostaanita » Jul 18, 2017 1:36 pm

      Thanks for your help. I look at hosta library all the time, it is helpful to identify . It does look a lot like Royal Flush the only difference is the gold margin is not as wide so I am still stumped. Not Collectors Banner...wish it was , that's gorgeous.
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