Bobby Sue

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Bobby Sue

Postby newtohosta-no more » Jun 19, 2007 2:33 pm

I bought this one in 2004 and it really didn't do much until this year. I really like the way it looks. Very attractive leaves.

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Postby Rookie_Green_Thumb » Jun 19, 2007 2:40 pm

Wow...that is a major change. I dont think that looking at the first pic I would have bought it originally! It sure looks great now though! 8-)
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Postby MollyD » Jun 19, 2007 2:50 pm

Joan I would never know it was the same plant! I knew hostas change as they mature but that is incredible!!

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Postby Linda P » Jun 19, 2007 3:47 pm

Looking good! Mine is getting some size to it this year, too. I was just weeding around it, and noticed that it's getting the look I bought it for. A friend of mine has one on the front corner of his yard, by the driveway. As soon as you turn onto his street, you can see that hosta, and it just reels you in!
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Postby jody » Jun 19, 2007 5:20 pm

Very nice, love the way it looks this year!
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Postby JoshS » Jun 19, 2007 8:54 pm

One of my favorites!
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Postby wishiwere » Jun 19, 2007 9:57 pm

Very pretty! :D
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Postby baja220 » Jun 20, 2007 6:13 am

Wow, what a change!!
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Postby renaldo75 » Jun 21, 2007 11:56 am

I thought I had some pics of Bobby Sue. And I found them on Photobucket this morning. These were taken at the end of May. It's even bigger now.

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Bobbie Sue with Blue Sophistication in front.
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I got mine in the hosta swap at the 1st get-together Jimmy Mac had in 2003. I think it was just a single division then. It is definitely a fast grower!! Last year in its 3rd year in my garden, mine was 17" H x 36" W & leaves were 6 7/8" W x 9 1/2" L. This year it's up to 19 1/2" H x 48" W & the leaf I measured was 7" W x 9 1/2" L. So give it some room!! :wink: Mine has plenty for this year...
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Postby barbara » Jun 21, 2007 12:56 pm

Hey :idea: I have this hosta :D somewhere :hmm: Must be under some other hosta :roll: Better go out , find it, and see how its doing :lol: I like this one. Nice pics., everyone, and thanks for the reminder!
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Postby LucyGoose » Jun 21, 2007 1:57 pm

Nice Joan!! I need this one for the name.....My Aunt Bobby is Barbara Sue....but we say Bobbie... :P
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Postby Lessadragon » Jun 21, 2007 8:02 pm

I really like this hosta too. Yours is a nice one. Here is a pic of mine...

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Postby barbara » Jun 22, 2007 6:40 am

Beautiful, Lynne :D
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Postby rsquared » Jun 22, 2007 7:00 am

I too would not have purchased it on the first view, but would a beauty now!
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Re: Bobbie Sue

Postby redcrx » Jun 30, 2017 1:37 pm

Bobbie Sue today - this will be going into my new garden.
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