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Re: Hostalady

  • Subject: Re: Hostalady
  • From: Andrea <maulwurf_1@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2001 09:49:46 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Curt,
'Foxy Doxy' is all gold again this year. But don't
worry, I know you traded in good faith. And that is a
risk you run when you trade. I feel much worse for all
of you who have spent a lot of money for these
supposedly streaked plants, and gotten nothing but
junk.
Andrea
--- Curtis Bell <curtbell@q1.net> wrote:
> Bob and Narda,
> 
> I think we had part of this conversation last year. 
> I just discovered this spring how many of my plants
> aren't what they were sold as.  At the COHS meeting
> Charles Tuttle had a Peppermint Ice that was green
> and white streaked, similar to the one in the
> Library.  Mine is forest green with yellow streaks. 
> I've replaced my ""Iron Gate Supreme"" with one from
> Stuart that is actually streaked.  
> 
> There was a period where nothing was offered with
> Belle Gardens attached to it, now they've resurfaced
> in a different persona. BEWARE   Why buy something
> that MIGHT be a seedling of a plant at as high a
> price as the named plant itself.  Is the name on the
> mother plant the right name?  Jim's Hosta has some
> Belle Garden originals, I would go there to buy the
> proper plant.
> 
> I traded a ""Foxy Doxy"" to Andrea last year and I
> apologize if its the wrong plant-I don't know-I have
> two entirely different plants with that name
> attached.  I'm glad someone found out who these
> sellers are because everyone should be leary of
> them.
> 
> Curt
> 


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