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Re: Tattoo


Beth,
Have you contacted Tony about this yet (I assume you bought it from him)?
Even if it does come back for you, I'm sure he would appreciate knowing
about the problem so he doesn't pass it on again.

I've never had anything but incredibly healthy plants and great service
from PD...

Gerry

At 08:52 AM 3/15/99 -0600, you wrote:
>I purchased Tattoo last year.  It is quite a unique hosta.  I don't want to
>start anything but I am going to tell you something about it and I do not
>know if it is unusual but in my garden it is.  It became spotted late in the
>year.  I suppose I sort of ignored it at first until I heard mentioned by
>(if memory serves me right) Clyde that his was infected with Anthracnose.  I
>know it was someone on the robin, maybe the OLG group.  Anyway I compared
>mine to descriptions and sure enough it was infected.  Now!  I have not had
>any other problems in my garden, that I am aware of, with this problem.  I
>understand that Golden Prayers, or Little Aurora, (one and the same?) have
>that problem also.  Anyway, I wanted anyone interested to be aware if you
>are buying an expensive hosta that you might reconsider after reading this.
>Tony may get upset with me for this post but I'm upset about the plant being
>a problem.  I will have to wait to see if it even comes up because I cut the
>foliage off  and disposed of it safely after I found it had a problem.
>Usually hostas will send up new leaves after cutting off the foliage but
>this one did not.  If it does not come up this year, I will have to contact
>Tony directly about this situation.  If anyone out there is aware of the
>original posts last year and could let me know where this conversation took
>place and if it is in the archives, I would appreciate your input.
>Beth Arnold
>Peoria Illinois  Zone 5
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Joanne Pyszczek <jopyz@earthlink.net>
>To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>Date: Monday, March 15, 1999 4:47 AM
>Subject: Re: Tattoo
>
>
>>I get lots of catalogs and Plant Delights is my favorite.
>>Joanne
>>jopyz@earthlink.net
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Frances Capobianco <Frances@taconic.net>
>>To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>>Date: Monday, March 15, 1999 12:30 AM
>>Subject: Re: Tattoo
>>
>>
>>>Thanks, Joanne.  Plant Delights did have it.  I think I will wait a while
>>>before ordering it.
>>>But I do think it is special.
>>>
>>>Another question:  How did you know that?
>>>
>>>Frances
>>>
>>>Joanne Pyszczek wrote:
>>>
>>>> I believe the only one offering it is Plant Delights.  It was only
>>>> introduced last year.
>>>> Joanne
>>>> jopyz@earthlink.net
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Frances Capobianco <Frances@taconic.net>
>>>> To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>>>> Date: Sunday, March 14, 1999 11:33 PM
>>>> Subject: Tattoo
>>>>
>>>> >I have been unable to find H. Tattoo anywhere other than the Hosta
>Photo
>>>> >Library.  Is it
>>>> >a rare plant?  I really like it.
>>>> >
>>>> >Frances
>>>> >
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