Pic of the Day--Lucy Vitols

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Pic of the Day--Lucy Vitols

Postby Hank Zumach » Feb 06, 2008 11:30 am

Hi All--Lucy Vitols was purchased in 1999. It is growing in a bed that gets about 3 hours of mid-day sun. The variety was introduced by Mildred Seaver who was uncertain of it parentage. Based on its appearance and slow growth rate, I suspect that a Tokudama is somewhere in the gene pool. Starting in 2001 it has measured 21x9, 29x12, 31x14, 32x16, 34x17, 38x17, and 39x19. That might be the steadiest growth rate in our collection. Zilis' listing is 40x18 while Lemke's registration information is 16x10. Slug damage has been easily controlled.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.ph ... y%20Vitols
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Lucy+Vitols
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/l/lucyvitols.html

The photos are from 2002 and 2007.
Lucy Vitols 6-24-02c 243.jpg

Lucy Vitols 6-25-07c 004.jpg
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Postby greenguy » Feb 06, 2008 1:57 pm

This was a favorite of mine but it has been shrinking the past two years and i have had no time to figure out why


maybe this year i will check it out better
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Postby pauhaus » Feb 06, 2008 2:13 pm

Hi Hank, the division I got from you looked pretty good last year, I can't wait until it matures and looks like that beauty in your pic. Thanks again. :P
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Postby ViolaAnn » Feb 07, 2008 9:12 am

That's a real pretty Hosta, Hank.

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