How Big is your Blue Angel?

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How Big is your Blue Angel?

Postby hostaanita » Jul 09, 2007 9:21 pm

I noticed this year my Blue Angel has once again outgrown its place...going to have to move it again this fall.
I only got it in 2004. I'm wondering how big it will get?
Love to see some pictures. Mines so big I can't seem to compress it small enough to post the picture :lol: :lol: I'll try to get a smaller file size tomorrow :oops:
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    Postby KatailS » Jul 09, 2007 10:46 pm

    Mine is HUGE! Here is a picture taken this morning...
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    Postby newtohosta-no more » Jul 10, 2007 6:04 am

    Beautiful, Katail! My Blue Angel is not anywhere near that large, but I did dig it up and redo the bed it is in this year, so that may have slowed it down a bit. I made sure to give it more room to grow. It was kinda squished in there before,but now has room to spread out. :wink:
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    Postby KatailS » Jul 10, 2007 6:41 am

    Thanks!
    Well, I bought 5 Blue Angels at the same time and this is the only one that is 'true'. The others are too green and smaller (but the flowers are the same so I am guessing it is Green Angel). I do have two others that used to be Guardian Angel and they are as big and impressive as this one.
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    Postby Hank Zumach » Jul 10, 2007 11:10 am

    Hi--I just measured mine and it is 80x26. Here is a pic.
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    Postby Kittenann » Jul 10, 2007 1:32 pm

    I took this picture this afternoon. It is 72" x 24".
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    Postby Lessadragon » Jul 10, 2007 2:32 pm

    This is mine this afternoon. I measured it at 83" x 30". Last year it was 82" x 30" so I think it has settled into this size. I sure hope so because I don't really want to move it. I like it here. :D

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    Postby Canadian-hosta-girl » Jul 10, 2007 4:01 pm

    this is mine this afternoon , 76 across x 29 tall
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    Kittenann , you have a cute little naked angel too ;) :)
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    Postby VThosta/daylilylover » Jul 10, 2007 4:19 pm

    Gorgeous!!
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    Postby Linda P » Jul 10, 2007 5:22 pm

    Ann, you do have the most gorgeous blossom on your Blue Angel! :wink:
    Mine is 80 X 26 this year. I don't know how big it would be if it wasn't squashed between a few other hostas. In this pic it's looming behind a huge Gold Regal.
    I have a Guardian Angel that's 70 X 24 this year.
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    Postby jobranch » Jul 10, 2007 8:12 pm

    Love these pictures of Blue Angel. Is this very different from Elegans?

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    Postby hostaanita » Jul 10, 2007 9:03 pm

    Wow !! :eek: Those are beautiful Blue Angels . I think Kittenann's has the best bloom. 83" looks like the biggest so far. Mine is about 60 in so it has a ways to go...better get the shovel ready :lol:
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      Postby MrHeinz77 » Jul 11, 2007 8:32 am

      :o Wow, those Blue Angel's are awesome. Do any of yours set many pods? The ones that I have worked with set very few, if any. I would love to use this as a pollen parent on some of my streakers.
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      Postby Dee » Jul 11, 2007 10:48 am

      This picture is a month or so old, but I just walked out and measured it. Looks like it's about 88" wide and 36" tall. It was kinda hard to get an accurate measurement though because of other plants being in the way. The ol' girl looks a little crispier now though - darn drought!

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      Postby dmi188 » Jul 11, 2007 12:06 pm

      My Blue Angel...I'm guessing...is about 3 ft tall, and 5 ft wide.
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      Postby thy » Jul 11, 2007 5:53 pm

      Lovely pictures everyone

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      Postby Lessadragon » Jul 11, 2007 8:12 pm

      Denise, is your BA sitting under a Pin Oak? I love that tree! Oh, and the hostas look pretty good too. :lol:

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      Postby dmi188 » Jul 11, 2007 10:09 pm

      Yes it is a pin oak. :)
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      Postby ademink » Jul 11, 2007 11:33 pm

      Jim, mine sets pods like that's its job. LOL
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      Postby wishiwere » Jul 12, 2007 6:32 am

      Ut oh! I htink I need to move a few around mine and give it more room. I have a feeling next year it will take over that small garden it's in after seeing all your beauties!

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