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Re: a great hosta

ECPep@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 10/15/98 4:15:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> bridgewd@annap.infi.net writes:
> << Flowers?  On hostas?  Oh come now.
>  Chick (who for some reason won't shut up today)
>   bridgewoodgardens.com >>
> I don't understand this remark.  What is wrong with flowers on hosta?  I
> routinely pot hostas for decks and stonework and I value the flowers.  The
> seedlings grown on here are selected for flowering form only.  Did you know
> there are some of us out here.  That original post was a fantasy description,
> if the flowers on hosta are to be trashed I have missed the boat.  

I'll guess Chick's post was meant to be funny since the flowers aren't
usually a primary focus of hosta breeding.  I agree with you though
Claire, I'd like to see some improvement in the flowers on hosta.  Best
I've seen is Ran Lydell's Oh My Heart, but of course it isn't on the
market yet.  Can't wait till it'll be available.
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