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Re: Blue Giant

Dear Sue,
  Seboldiana 'Elegans' has white flowers. 'Blue Giant' I believe, is
another cultivar that does have lavender flowers. If anyone else knows
if I'm right or wrong, please tell me and Sue.


Sue Cornelius wrote:
> Need some advice/education from those who are further along in hosta
> education than I. (I'm only in my second year of hosta growing...)
> Last year I planted a Sieboldiana Elegans Blue Giant. He was
> absolutely beautiful in my eyes and then this year put out three
> stems of gorgeous white blooms. I immediately ran out and bought two
> more. One of the two has bloomed and the blooms are lavender! What's
> going on here? Did I not get what I thought I was buying? To my
> untrained eye, the leaf shape, color, etc. look the same. Does Blue
> Giant have white "OR" lavender blooms? I really prefer the white.
> I've added prox 25 plants to my Hosta Hill so far this year along
> with ferns, astilbes, and bleeding hearts. How could I have lived
> this long and never grown hostas?
> Thank you for any info on Blue Giant...
> SueC in Zone5, west-central Indiana.
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