hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

under appreciated hosta

  • Subject: under appreciated hosta
  • From: Ray W <wie1086@oh.verio.com>
  • Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2001 22:31:29 -0400

While planning for an upcoming club auction, one member of the committee
said that we should all bring something good--no junk like 'Honeybells'.
It got me to thinking, whats wrong with this hosta? Yes, its real
common, maybe for a good reason. The flowers are fragrant, it tolerates
sun tremendously (doesn't burn much), gets real big and it grows faster
than any cultivar I can think of. It can be used as a place holder in
new beds, while waiting for others to mature. As I have much to share, I
think I will pot up a whole clump of Honeybell for the auction; ) Maybe
even some 'Sugar and Cream', its variegated sister. I bet there is at
least one person in my club who would appreciate it.

What other hosta just don't get the recognition they deserve?

Ray (the guy who bashed Albo Marginata a few weeks back)

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index