Pic of the Day--Love Pat

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Pic of the Day--Love Pat

Postby Hank Zumach » Oct 07, 2007 2:48 pm

Hi All--Hostaphiles considering adding Love Pat to their collection can expect an attractive, rugose, cupped, blue variety with good slug resistance. Researching the expected size will give you lots of choices. The Hosta Library gives two choices, "medium" and 16x14. If you have a bigger space to fill you can use Mark Zilis' listing of 40x19 or Marv Lemke's registration information of 50x21. Isn't it great to have a hobby that gives you such a nice range of options? :o :oops: :D The plant in our Friendship Garden measured 17x10 both years but, as shown in the photos, had a nice increase.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.ph ... Love%20Pat

MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Love+Pat

Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/l/lovepat.html

Love Pat g 2 9-20-06c 037.jpg

Love Pat friendship garden 2 6-25-07c 035.jpg
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Postby Carol W » Oct 07, 2007 3:36 pm

Nice!

Kind of reminds me of my Edward Wargo except I notice Love Pat leaves pucker up where as Edward Wargo pucker down. Sorry it's a bad picture of the color camera error, it actually blue in color! Sorry about the stuff all over the leaves just treated the area for earwigs, hate them and this time of the year if I don't treat they try to come in the house!

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Postby thy » Oct 08, 2007 2:36 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry:

Why does it seems like, there are always a hosta or more you can't grow :cry:

This is number 3, - 4 years old and not as big as Hanks :cry:

It is so lovely, so why :cry:
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Postby Tigger » Oct 08, 2007 5:24 pm

Love Pat is one of the Best. Hostas. Ever.
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Postby VThosta/daylilylover » Oct 08, 2007 6:12 pm

Tigger, that's beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!
How old is it and can you give it a measure? If mine is going to get to Lemke's 50 inches, I'll have to move it!
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Postby thy » Oct 08, 2007 6:21 pm

:evil: David... just what i needed :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Postby Hank Zumach » Oct 09, 2007 9:42 am

Hi Pia--Just for you, a photo of my Love Pat before the vandalism.
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Postby Shade Tolerant » Oct 09, 2007 11:21 am

Hank and Tigger your Love Pats are gorgeous :)
Like Pia my LP doesn't thrive either but I have no problem with Abiqua Drinking Gourd, supposedly similar.
Carol I hadn't heard of Edward Wargo before. I like seeing pix of seldom seen varieties!
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Postby thy » Oct 09, 2007 7:02 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Thank you Hank and David

It is great to fell loved here


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