Hosta 'Hadspen Blue'

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Hosta 'Hadspen Blue'

Postby sugar » Apr 03, 2007 5:37 pm

Within the blue Hosta's, competetion is fierce over here. 'Blaue Venus' was last year my favourite, but 'Hadpsen Blue' deserves a price for 'starting in style', after the gorgeous noses, we get a very nice spectacle of converging lines...

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=2791&Variety=Hadspen%20Blue
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Hadspen+Blue
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/h/hadspen.html

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Postby thy » Apr 03, 2007 5:43 pm

Those pics are great :D

Beautiful hosta by the way :wink:

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Postby NWhosta4life » Apr 03, 2007 7:24 pm

Nice pic.....its one of my fav classics
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Very nice leaf

Postby wzbt03 » Apr 03, 2007 8:05 pm

Thanks for posting this one. I have one hypoleuca seedling that looks just like it and I have been trying to think of what the seedling looked like.
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Postby jgh » Apr 03, 2007 11:47 pm

One of the great blues... a favorite pic from 2003...

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Postby Kas » Apr 04, 2007 3:37 am

The top pic reminds me of a snapping turtle mouth.

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Postby Libby » Apr 04, 2007 8:34 am

Great photos of a beautiful hosta!
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Postby renaldo75 » Apr 04, 2007 11:14 am

Very nice photography!! :P I'm imagining that 1st pic poster-size [or larger] ~ Hosta Art. :cool:
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Postby eastwood2007 » Apr 04, 2007 11:18 am

beautiful photos!!! Amazing detail!!! :D
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Postby sugar » Apr 08, 2007 3:49 pm

While the first Hadspen blue has unfurled its leaves, the one besides is not that far... in my garden without any doubt the nicest 'noses' ...


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Postby eastwood2007 » Apr 08, 2007 10:20 pm

nice noses indeed! Thanks for sharing! :D
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Postby renaldo75 » Apr 09, 2007 10:33 am

Another very :cool: pic!! I like that water droplet perched at the very top of the 2nd leaf. :P
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Re: Hosta 'Hadspen Blue'

Postby irawon » Dec 05, 2012 7:43 pm

The name of this hosta has always puzzeled me because mine never looked particularly blue until this spring when it did develop somewhat of a blue cast.
I followed the link to the Hosta Library and the pictures there show varying degrees of blueness. My HB gets only early morning sun. Does anyone know whether the blueness is a product of age? I planted mine in 2007. I extended the bed behind HB last year and planted some seedlings that I found in the vicinity of August Moon and Sun Power.
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Re: Hosta 'Hadspen Blue'

Postby Pieter » Dec 10, 2012 7:35 pm

Mine came to me as a local trade in July/08, a NOID at the time. For a while I thought it was 'Blue Wedgwood', but when I saw a shot of that in bloom, it became clear that was not what it is. I'm quite certain I have it correctly identified. It's a favourite of mine, a good grower, sets seed easily and it has a great colour!

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Here it is a little earlier this year, behind it are 'Fragrant Blue' in the middle, left 'Lemon Lime' and right 'Clear Fork River Valley'

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