Hosta of the Day - Purple Boots

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Hosta of the Day - Purple Boots

Postby redcrx » Jan 10, 2013 7:01 am

Purple Boots is a cross of 'Gig Harbor' x 'Riptide'.

Hosta Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=5183&Variety=Purple%20Boots
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Purple+Boots
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/p/purpleboots.html

Some photos from 2012:
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Re: New Hosta of the Day - Purple Boots

Postby redcrx » Jan 10, 2013 7:02 am

Some photos from 2011:
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Purple Boots

Postby redcrx » Nov 22, 2014 10:30 am

Purple Boots was put in a pot last season. The "garden" it was growing in needed to be walking space so it and a few others went to pots - a Fortunei Albopicta, Calamity Jane, alismifolia, Redolent Nosegay. (The Calamity Jane loved the move - the other tolerated it.)

Purple Boots in the 2014 season
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Purple Boots

Postby redcrx » Jun 05, 2016 4:54 am

This plant looks a little beat-up this season.
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