Hosta of the Day #2 - Stephen King

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Hosta of the Day #2 - Stephen King

Postby redcrx » Nov 11, 2014 8:10 am

Stephan King is a green hosta with deep red petioles that pushes the red far up into the leaf front and back.

Hosta Registry - not registered
MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Stephen+King
Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/s/stephanking.html

Here is Stephen King early in the 2013 season
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And later
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Re: Hosta of the Day #2 - Stephen King

Postby redcrx » Nov 11, 2014 8:15 am

Stephen King early in the 2014 season

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And late season flowers
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Re: Hosta of the Day #2 - Stephen King

Postby redcrx » Aug 16, 2015 2:52 am

An update on this hosta showing its black scapes.
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Re: Hosta of the Day #2 - Stephen King

Postby redcrx » May 26, 2017 9:44 am

Stephen King this season showing some streaking. I need to do a comparison of the petioles early in the season with some others - Purple Heart for example.
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