H. 'Half and Half'

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H. 'Half and Half'

Postby Ludi » Feb 21, 2015 12:56 pm

Registry - Naylor Creek, not registered a/o fall, 2014
MyHostas - http://www.myhostas.be/db/view/Half+And+Half
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/h/halfandhalf.html

This is a very rewarding white centered hosta. Unlike it's momma, it emerges pure bleach white, no lightening up as the season goes on. As such, the stark contrast of the pure white next to the hunter green edge and sometimes apple green in between gives a splendid show early in the season that doesn't stop !!!

I am heavily biased to the white centers, but this one is Top 3 in terms of vigor, consistency, display, and overall color. Most will vouch that you sometimes need to love the white centers a bit more, but not this guy. Solid citizen !!!

Here is a progression of his progress in my garden thus far:

10/12/2012
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10/20/2012
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5/30/2013
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5/11/2013
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5/23/2014
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4/29/2015
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5/5/2015
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Thanks for looking,
Ludi :D
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Re: H. 'Half and Half'

Postby bkay2000 » Feb 22, 2015 5:54 pm

Ludi, that's gorgeous.

So far, white centers have not done well for me.

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Re: H. 'Half and Half'

Postby tsbccowboy » Feb 23, 2015 11:34 am

Ludi,

Your 'Half and Half' is a beautiful Hosta all season long, but the late-season, dark color is way cool.

Please keep the photos coming,
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