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Re: Bressingham Blue Surprise!

Hello Bev,

I'm sure somebody will have a good answer to your question, but I just wanted to
say that I wondered about bringing hosta in to open early.  So in the middle of
March (just about the time your Bressingham Blue opened) I brought in two plants.
I find it so hard to wait.  I'm afraid I was a bit late and they probably will not
open before those outside do, but I check them every day.  Next year I'll bring
one or two in early in February.  How exciting.

By the way, my guess would be to remove the scapes and they will bloom later
I'll be interested in what people with more knowledge have to say.


BSteg46464@aol.com wrote:

> In early February, during a warm spell, we dug a Hosta to bring in and force
> as we do every year.  It just seems to help us get through the winter while we
> are waiting for the Hostas outside.  It was 'Bressingham Blue', and it was
> fully open by about March 10.  I looked at it when I came home from work today
> and was shocked to see two bloom scapes WITH BUDS on them.  Should I remove
> them,,,,,and will new ones appear later when we move it outside?????
> Thanks
> Bev Stegeman
> Zone 5B
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