Any pics of montana 'Kinkaku'?

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Any pics of montana 'Kinkaku'?

Postby HostaDesigner » Jun 06, 2007 8:44 pm

This used to be my absolute favorite hosta, but I gave it up when it became infected with nematodes at my parents years and years ago. Anyone have a pic of one?

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Any pics of montana 'Kinkaku'?

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Postby barbara » Jun 06, 2007 8:57 pm

You had to do that, huh? :( I remember that pic. and asking you about that hosta, way back then....mine WAS a beauty, I was so proud of it, till 2 yrs. ago :cry: :cry: :cry: It rotted some over the winter, I saved 2 small pieces, which are growing, but its gonna take a good few yrs. before it returns to its former beauty :roll:
If I ever come across a nice sized one in a pot, I would get it, and thankfully now, it won't be as $$$ as it was then, or at least what I dished out for it! Beautiful photo!
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Postby Mary Ann » Jun 06, 2007 9:08 pm

Mine is 5 years old but hasn't multiplied. . .too much shade here.

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Postby renaldo75 » Jun 06, 2007 11:28 pm

I had it - got it from Jack Barta's booth in Dubuque at the MW convention in 2004. It looked good the next year. Last year it made a brief spring appearance - then disappeared. :???: But at least one other hosta near it never appeared so I'm thinking it was a fungus that killed it. I dug in the spot where it should have been later & found no sign it had ever been there...

But it is a beautiful plant. 8-)
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Postby HostaDesigner » Jun 07, 2007 8:24 am

-sniff-

I miss mine. :(
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