Hosta of the Day - capitata

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Hosta of the Day - capitata

Postby redcrx » Jul 16, 2017 9:32 pm

capitata is a medium sized plant with a slight wave in the leaf. It is a species. The flower-head forms a "ball" shape.

Registry - not registered - it is species
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/capitata
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/capitata.html

I have had this plant for at least eight seasons. It has stayed small and survived the deer fence being put on top of it.

Here it is in 2010.
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And in 2011 with flowers and seed pods.
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capitata pods 11 1494.JPG

And this season.
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Re: Hosta of the Day - capitata

Postby Tigger » Jul 17, 2017 9:33 pm

There was some discussion about a white-flowered H. capitata on FB recently. Seemed odd to me.
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