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Re: One Crazy Mixed Up Hosta

Dave: Sorry about your heat and drought, but your crazy mixed up hosta
sounds COOL.

John G. Adney
Marion, Iowa (zones 4-5, where it's raining again and the temperatures are
steamy between showers)

-----Original Message-----
From: Davehusb@aol.com <Davehusb@aol.com>
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Cc: AHSE-MAILROBIN@home.ease.lsoft.com <AHSE-MAILROBIN@home.ease.lsoft.com>
Date: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 9:37 PM
Subject: One Crazy Mixed Up Hosta

>Walking through the garden this week I noticed a two year old seedling of
>Bold Ribbons (streaked) that is different from anything I've seen before.
>is fairly small (5 in tall by 7 in wide)  There is a central shoot and one
>side shoot of almost the same size that look normal with some regular
>variegation.  But there are about 5 small shoots coming off the main one
>have green in the center of the "leaf" and an edge that is purple and
>The purple and white edge reminds me of the coloration of a flower.  I put
>leaf in quotes because they are distorted and split--almost like a leaf and
>flower somehow got mixed in together when they were forming.
>Dave Husband
>Arlington VA  Where we are having record breaking heat and a drought
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