'Earth Angel' sport

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'Earth Angel' sport

Postby Pieter » May 03, 2018 9:22 am

I found a sport on one of my 'Earth Angel's last year and this year it came back nice and vigorous. So I thought I'd separate it and see what happens with it. It's basically a solid-coloured of the edge variegation, and that COULD be an issue for how well it will grow on its own, time will tell. Haven't come up with a garden name for it as yet...but on second thought I thought that "Yellow Angel" would be apropos in this case.
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Re: 'Earth Angel' sport

Postby Tigger » May 03, 2018 11:23 am

Pieter,

Perhaps it's telling that there are no named "yy" (all-gold) sports in the 'Blue Angel' family shown in Hugo's database, although perhaps 'Firefighter's Angel' could be close (registered, but no pics in Hosta Library). It will be interesting to see how it lives on its own.

If it does well, then maybe 'Sunny Angel' or 'High-flying Angel' is better than "Yellow"? Always better to have a name that is better keyed to internet searches, IMO.

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Re: 'Earth Angel' sport

Postby Pieter » May 03, 2018 9:00 pm

Thanks for your suggestions, David. Other names suggested were "Golden Angel" and "Angel Aura". Whatever name I end up with eventually -if it shows promise later in the season- it will incorporate the Angel moniker to make it easy for me to remember its origins. I'll keep the thread updated as the season goes on, I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
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Re: 'Earth Angel' sport

Postby Pieter » May 09, 2018 9:41 am

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Well, lookahere, there's yet another shoot in this plant that's sported. I'll leave it attached and see how it and the separated one differ later on in the season in terms of size and vigour.
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