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Re: Does H. 'Seventh Heaven' give streaked seedlings?


Good moring-While at Ran Lydell a week ago I was able to see his plant of
Seventh Heaven.It is a good one to put on my lish for the future.It looked
very good from the plant that he just planted this summer-Wes
Hyde-Rochester,New York 

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> From: RL <ranbl@netsync.net>
> To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
> Subject: Re: Does H. 'Seventh Heaven' give streaked seedlings?
> Date: Tuesday, November 03, 1998 11:16 PM
> 
> Lesch, Norman A. wrote:
> > 
> > Mike,
> > 
> > Here is the information I have on H. 'Seventh Heaven' from various
> > catalogs, etc.:
> > 
> > Hosta  Seventh Heaven'
> > (Kulpa 94)
> > Origin: Hybrid of H.  Kevin Vaughn  x H. plantaginea
> > 12" tall, 24" wide. Flower scapes 20" tall.
> > Medium to dark green with white streaking throughout.
> > Gorgeously streaked foliage, fragrant white flowers.
> > If you like streaked hostas, here is one you will REALLY like!
> > Seven is a Symbolic Number of Completeness and Perfection--It Fits
> > This Beauty!
> > Takes the best qualities of both parents. John Kulpa considers this
> > one to be at the top of his breeding program. Medium to dark green
> > leaves with white streaking and some white edging; good substance;
> > broadly ovate with a cordate base. Flowers are very fragrant and
fertile.
> > White, blue, green, chartreuse streaks.
> > Medium to dark green with white streaking and some white edging.
> > Broadly ovate with a cordate base. Very fragrant flowers.
> > 
> > I got it from Schmid's Nursery last month and it is growing like
> > gangbusters. The plant I received has two good size divisions and
> > one very small one. It won't bloom this year for me, maybe next year.
> > It should produce streaked and FRAGRANT seedlings. I'm not aware
> > of any of its seedling being registered or introduced yet, only the
> > stable, white margined form, H. 'Diana Remembered'.
> > 
> > I'd also like to hear of anyone's experience with this plant or any
other
> > breeder hostas. I will provide updates of my own as the results come
in....
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Norm Lesch
> > Manchester, MD
> >  ----------
> > From: MRD902@aol.com
> > To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
> > Subject: Does H. 'Seventh Heaven' give streaked seedlings?
> > Date: Thursday, July 23, 1998 9:47PM
> > 
> > Does anyone know if SEVENTH HEAVEN used as a pod parent will give
streaked
> > offspring?***************
> Mike
> I talked to John Kulpa about this for or five years ago, when he had only

> the original plant.  He said a definate yes!
> Ran
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