Hosta of the Day - 'Riptide'

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Hosta of the Day - 'Riptide'

Postby redcrx » Jan 10, 2013 7:13 am

'Riptide' has a lot of color in its petioles & scape that it passes on to its seedlings.

Hosta Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=5425&Variety=Riptide
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Riptide
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/r/riptide.html

Riptide 12 03634zbz21-7-9.jpg

Riptide 12 03635zbz35-7-9.jpg

Riptide 12 03636zbz30-7-9.jpg

Riptide 12 03640zbz30-7-9.jpg
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Hosta of the Day - 'Riptide'

Postby redcrx » Jan 10, 2013 7:18 am

Some more photos:

Riptide 12 03639zbz22.jpg


A little later in the season:
Riptide 12 04000zbz75-7-19.jpg

Riptide 12 04001zbz24-7-19.jpg

Riptide f 12 04002zbz40-7-19.jpg
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Hosta of the Day - 'Riptide'

Postby redcrx » Jan 10, 2013 7:21 am

And later in the season:
Riptide 12 04585zbz42-8-9.jpg

Riptide f 12 04587zb-8-9.JPG

Riptide f 12 04586zb-8-9.JPG

Riptide pods 12 07062zbz95-9-22.jpg
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Re: Hosta of the Day - 'Riptide'

Postby redcrx » Apr 04, 2015 4:34 pm

Some photos of Riptide showing it "blue" early in the season.

Some hosta in its family line are Carolina Blue, Dragon Fire, Miss Linda Smith, Mr Blue, Phantom, Purple Boots and Virginia Reel.

Riptide from the 2013 season:
Riptide 13 01875zb-5-13.JPG


From the 2014 season:
Riptide 14 04681-5-17.JPG


And a little later:
Riptide 14 08697-7-23.JPG

Riptide 14 f 08699-7-23.JPG

Riptide 14 f 09414zb-8-11.jpg
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