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Re: Lancifolia


Diane,

if I knew you needed lancifolia, I could have given you a ton.

Ray

Diane wrote:

> Meum71@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > In a message dated 12/30/1999 11:41:05 PM Central Standard Time,
> > NardaA@aol.com writes:
> >
> > <<  I always recommend "looking on lancifolia with fondness" early in the
> >   season, as they soon become a "fond memory"  (Slugsyouknow!)
> >   Ran >>
> >
>
> I happen to have fond memories of lancifolia.  My mother used it as
> edging for her shade gardens, the cats used to lounge under the leaves
> in the heat of summer.  It is the plant that got me started in my hosta
> addiction...I went in search of my "mother's hosta" which I did not, at
> the time, know the name of. As a result of that search I found many
> other hosta I HAD to have... :)
>   As a kid, it's simple beauty and the flowers in bloom always made me
> happy - especially the fact that the unopened flower buds made a great
> "popping" sound.
>   I now have one lancifolia that is large enough to divide into many
> small plants, and I will use it like my Mom did - as a cheap edger
> plant.
>
> Diane Frederick
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