Hosta of the Day - Kiwi Forest

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Hosta of the Day - Kiwi Forest

Postby redcrx » Feb 08, 2013 9:09 am

Kiwi Forest is a mottled sport of Tokudama.

Hosta Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=3515&Variety=Kiwi%20Forest
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Kiwi+Forest
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/k/kiwiforest.html

This is a strangely color hosta that I have had since 2010.
It is a slow grower. Here it is when it came in:
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Here it is in early 2011:
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Here it is in early 2012:
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Kiwi Forest

Postby ViolaAnn » Feb 08, 2013 6:02 pm

Is that one of those hostas that look virused but isn't?
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Kiwi Forest

Postby redcrx » Feb 08, 2013 9:32 pm

Yes, I have another "odd" one - Cynthia - that I'll put up tomorrow.
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Kiwi Forest

Postby redcrx » Feb 08, 2013 9:40 pm

Hmmm, I thought I had put up Lakeside Shadows but I can't find it - I'll do that one tomorrow too.
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