Re: HOSTA TRIVIAL PURSUIT
- Subject: Re: HOSTA TRIVIAL PURSUIT
- From: Marie firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 18:58:38 +0100 (MET)
> Dear Hosta Brethren:
> I am interested in creating a Who-What-Where-Why Hosta Time Line for an
> ongoing project for THJ. George Schmid's book has provided a lot of
> material, as have a couple of other books and articles. I am looking for
> two things.
> 1. What are the answers to any of the following questions? Are there any
> suggestions as to where I might find the answer?
> 2. What questions do you think would be of interest to hostaphyles?
> The following are a few of the questions I have gathered. At the moment I
> have 60 questions, some silly and some pretty interesting (if there are
> answers) .In reality I am looking for questions which might well make a
> great Hosta Trivial Pursuit. Anyone with information and suggestions(
> suggestions may be ignored :-)) please feel free to share. Also feel free
> to add your own questions.
> A. In hostadom who is credited (and when)with the discovery that streaked
> plants can be counted on to produce some variegated seedlings?
> B. Who (and when) is credited with introducing the science of TC into the
> world of hostas?
> C. What was the record price paid for a hosta at the National
> Convention?When? Who bought it?
> D. How many registered hostas were there in 1975 compared to 2002?
> E. Who is credited with first putting hostas into serious mass
> F. Who holds the record for registered hosta introductions?
> G. What breeder has done the most hybridizing work with dwarf and
> I. When was the first pie-crusted hosta put on the market?
> J. What part of the perennial plant market (in dollar terms) does the
> " When you come to a fork in the road, take it." Yogi Berra
> Glen Williams
> 20 Dewey St.
> Springfield , Vermont
> Tel: 802-885-2839
Just make sure to let us know the answers, too! I am all curious now!
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