'War Paint'

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'War Paint'

Postby hostadad » May 07, 2007 10:51 pm

I couldn't resist taking this picture. I wish I could get the resolution sharper for this one. This has to be one of the most spectacular leafed hosta!! Easily one of my favorites. When I walk by this hosta I couldn't help from staring at it.

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Postby eastwood2007 » May 07, 2007 11:25 pm

Wow! That is amazing! Another to add to my list! :o :cool: :o :D
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Postby impatience » May 08, 2007 12:45 am

That is just beautiful.

Mine is the same ole three leaves that it was last year. But those three leaves are really pretty. Wish I had a bunch like that! Can't wait until that one spring.....
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Postby HostaDesigner » May 08, 2007 7:15 am

Yowza. :o
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Postby flowerchild59 » May 08, 2007 7:27 am

Wow, what colors. :cool:
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Postby renaldo75 » May 08, 2007 7:51 am

:o :o I can see why you keep stopping to look at it. WOW!! 8-)
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Postby hostanquilts » May 08, 2007 8:11 am

What all the others have said & my WOW!!! too. Great looking hosta. Just want I needed, another hosta to add to my list of must haves. Now that will give me something to search for.
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Postby Tigger » May 08, 2007 10:05 am

That one has it ALL! I can't think of any other white-centered with a rippled edge like that.
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Postby hostavalley » May 08, 2007 1:21 pm

WWWHHHOOOUUUUWWW great picture of a superb Hosta...

It's a shame it's only in springtime..... :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Postby Kent » May 08, 2007 1:36 pm

WOW!!!

You need to have Bob add that picture to the hosta library.

Excellent job growing that one.

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Postby hummingbird » May 08, 2007 1:44 pm

David your WP is absolutely stunning!!! :P I'm definately putting that on my MUST have list, Ty for sharing and yes I agree with Kent.
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Postby Wanda » May 08, 2007 2:02 pm

STUNNING! Running off to add this one to my “GOTTA HAVE” list...had seen other pictures, but none as nice as this!

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Postby Tigger » May 08, 2007 2:35 pm

Ah, just looked it up: a viridescent white-centered Niagara Falls (hence the gorgeous ripples). Still, even the all-green Niagara Falls is a winner, so having one that looks like THIS in the spring... Bonus!

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Postby newtohosta-no more » May 08, 2007 3:16 pm

David...it is gorgeous! And I agree with the others. You should submit that pic to the Hosta Library! :D
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Postby pauhaus » May 08, 2007 3:47 pm

WOW! :cool: Great pic.
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Postby Chris_W » May 08, 2007 4:42 pm

Wow! Mine sure don't look like that. Yours is stunning!
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Postby Homer_Zn5 » May 08, 2007 4:55 pm

Quit it, David! I really am trying to resist the urge to get more plants! I held off from War Paint last year, vowing that I will wait until they get one that holds that color all year.

Must resist . . . arrrghhhh!
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Postby largosmom » May 08, 2007 7:23 pm

Hubba hubba! :D That is one spectacular plant.

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Postby Roxanne » May 08, 2007 9:29 pm

Gorgeous pic, David!! I have planted Warpaint here twice, this year it's one that got frozen, along with Niagra Falls, which used to be a big plant, so time will tell. :)
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Postby hostalady » May 09, 2007 7:12 am

David, Thank you so much for sharing that stunning photo. I am waiting on an order from NC right now and 'War Paint' was one that I ordered.......can't hardly wait...........

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