Pic of the Day--Grand Master

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Pic of the Day--Grand Master

Postby Hank Zumach » Aug 29, 2007 12:06 pm

Hi All--Grand Master is a choice variety. I really like it's dense mound of attractive, somewhat unruly, ancient looking leaves. I got the plant back in 1994, when the hostaholism first started to take control of my life. I had it planted in a spot that got several hours of afternoon sun. Then, in 2000 I moved it to a spot that gets very spotty to no direct sun. The plant has done well in both sun conditions. Starting in 2001 it has measured 52x22, 49x23, 46x20, 48x18, 44x20, 46x19 and 51x20. The only notable downside to Grand Master is it's attraction to slugs but that is controllable with bait.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.ph ... d%20Master

MyHostas - http://www.myhostas.be/db/hostas/Grand+Master

Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/g/grandmas.html

The pic is from 2007.
Grand Master 6-25-07c 040.jpg
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Postby nanny_56 » Aug 29, 2007 12:39 pm

I agree, very attractive!! :P
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Postby Mary Ann » Aug 29, 2007 1:00 pm

Grand Master is such a stunning hosta, I'm surprized more people don't rave about it. Slugs haven't been a problem for me, falling branches have.
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Postby wishiwere » Aug 29, 2007 2:23 pm

Nice pictures! Definitely one for the 'want' list! Thanks to both for sharing yours! :D
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Postby jobranch » Aug 29, 2007 5:14 pm

Grand Master looks like a kickin' hosta. Really very nice plant.
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Postby hagranger » Aug 29, 2007 6:43 pm

Not a hosta that is well known.
Thanks for sharing your photo
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Postby Ginger » Aug 31, 2007 12:56 pm

I like it also. Who are the parents?
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Postby LynneM » Sep 01, 2007 4:58 am

I've been really pleased and surprised by Grandmaster as well.

Mine's planted by Mama Mia, another one that has surprised me this year.
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