Hosta of the Day - 'Liberty Bell'

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Hosta of the Day - 'Liberty Bell'

Postby redcrx » Sep 24, 2014 9:01 am

I got this in last season - a streaky plant from a cross of 'Yellow Splash' with 'Neat Splash'.

Registry - http://hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=4091&Variety=Liberty%20Bell
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/view/Liberty+Bell
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/l/liberty.html

'Liberty Bell' early in the season
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Late in the season
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Best streaky leaf detail
Liberty Bell 14 00046zb-8-23.jpg


Flowers
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Liberty Bell

Postby Tigger » Sep 25, 2014 10:13 am

Interesting. Does it set seed?
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Re: Hosta of the Day - Liberty Bell

Postby redcrx » Sep 25, 2014 5:16 pm

I hadn't looked. But it really does - almost every flower on two scapes.

Liberty Bell pods
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