Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

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Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 19, 2011 7:10 am

Name: H. 'Obsession'

Description: Slightly shiny medium green leaves with a darker green margin.
Size: Small (18"w x 12"h)
Origin: sport of H. ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ (Tony Avent 1998)
Flowers: medium lavender, tubular flowers in mid-summer on 18" scapes.
Added to garden: Spring 2007

This one doesn't thrill me. I divided it in the spring and sold part of it. Planted the rest in a group of 3, but half way through the season, I moved it to my veggie garden and I plan to get rid of it next year.

Registry - http://hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id ... =Obsession
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Obsession
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/o/obsession.html

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby paul_in_mn » Sep 19, 2011 7:51 am

Obsession has subtle shading that could easily be missed. Not sure what conditions would show this one off the best.
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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby Linda P » Sep 19, 2011 8:57 am

Here's a June pic of Obsession in the garden with Sunshine Glory and Spilt Milk behind it.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 19, 2011 10:44 am

Mine has never been that lovely green. Have I got an odd-ball?
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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 12, 2012 4:42 pm

I have not been obsessed with 'Obsession'. I divided it last year and got rid of most of it, but kept these two small divisions which look better than the large plant ever did.
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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 02, 2014 8:55 pm

'Obsession' is really going from my garden this year. I kept it in a pot the last two years and it did well. At the moment it's blooming madly, but it's so full of holes, it looks like lacework. I think there are better solid green hostas out there; so mine is out to plant sales next spring.

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Postby redcrx » Sep 03, 2014 7:14 am

Just adding a flower. My Obsession is in a trough and looks horrible.

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Re: Daily Hosta #1 - 'Obsession' - add your pics

Postby ViolaAnn » Sep 29, 2015 8:57 pm

2015 0 July 25. Well, it didn't get divided up until this autumn, but it is gone now.

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