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Re: Hosta Names

Here's my understanding of the hosta name disscussion>>>Snow Cap and Knock
out are not even in the same family, Snow Cap looks an awful lot like M.
Mountain Snow.    Decorata and Thomas Hogg are the same plant.  Not sure the
question on Undulaata albomarginata but it is not Thomas Hogg for sure.On
Stage and Choko Nishiki are the same plant and the Borwick Beauty, Color
Glory and many others are Frances Williams look alikes.  There could be some
slight variations but all will have the burn effect IN MOST gardens, so are
in the same family and linage as Frances Williams.  Golden Prayers and
Little Aurora are mixed up in the trade.  Not sure about the rest but they
sure look alike.  It is said if one plant sports that you can be sure it is
doing the same thing in someone else's garden.  So maybe that explains
so many look alikes.  Same is true for Christmas Tree and Grand Master.
Have both and they are exact in all respects.  Not familiar with Sharmon and
Phyllis Campbell.
Best Regards, Beth
----- Original Message -----
From: "timsaville" <timsaville@breathemail.net>
To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2000 4:13 PM
Subject: Re: Hosta names

> Hi Paula
> Sorry to yet again be a pain, but I feel that to say Decorata and Thomas
> Hogg are the same is confusing things somewhat. I know in the States
> Decorata has been called Thomas Hogg in the past, but surely Undulata
> albomarginata is now the accepted correct name for
> TH?  Or am I totally confused?  D & TH(UA) are different plants after all.
> Now On Stage and Choko Nishiki probably does justify inclusion in your
> Even looking at Borwick Beauty and Color Glory together I thought one was
> slightly rippled and the other not!
> But Ginko Craig and Bunchoko may be the same
> Resonance and Ground Master is open to debate
> Same with Little Aurora and Golden Prayers
> I dont agree with Sharmon and Phyllis Campbell (in my garden at least)
> either!
> So what does that leave folks?
> Tim over the pond
> -----Original Message-----
> From: EntICE11@aol.com <EntICE11@aol.com>
> >I know there have been posts about this but did anybody make a list of
> hostas
> >that have 2 or more names?
> >
> >Like...
> >Silver Crown- Fortuni Albomarginata
> >Thomas Hagg- Decorata
> >Knock out - Snow Cap( I knew I liked that plant..I just bought Knock out,
> >allready
> >                                 have  Snow Cap)
> >
> >Anybody have a list they could share?
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