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Re: Hosta source?

In a message dated 24/07/99, 13:56:47, Gerry  wrote:
<<Several months ago, "Plants" magazine had a picture of a hosta called
'Edward (or Edmund) Bibby.' Plants is a British journal, and there was no
source listed. I've been unable to find it. Could someone check their hosta
finder and see if anyone in the US carries it?>>


H.'Edwin Bibby' is a streaked sport of 'Summer Fragrance' . It was named by 
Dr John Dearden, after his grandson. This plant tends to stay streaked, that 
is not settle out to quickly, though i understand it is sterile. (maybe i 
should say "pod sterile"..aw heck, i dunno). Anyway, a few of us have it over 
here, though its not yet availiable from the hosta nurseries here. It is a 
nice looking, reasonably vigourous garden plant.

if you really wanna division let me know and i'll send you one.

Glen Pether UK
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