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Re: Last new hosta

Joanne Pyszczek wrote:
> Well I've just finished planting my nearly last new hosta of 1998.  I
> know I've got just 3 more due and so decided to wander around assessing
> my new purchases.  To date I've added 36 hostas to my collection making
> a total of about 50. Of course a certain amount of companions is also
> necessary.  Therefore there are 6 new pulmonarias, two chelones, acouple
> epimediums and a ligularia.  Also a Kirengeshoma palmata, but that
> doesn't count since I was rescueing it from a sale where it looked half
> dead.
>  I always thought I went for more for the variegated varieties but of my
> new purchases only 12 are variegated. Heart shaped leaves definitely
> dominate.  I've added 4 species hostas and hope to continue adding to
> that collection.  So far I've been most impressed with H. Blue Moon, it
> just seems like a perfect little blue hosta,  H. Super Bowl has looked
> outstanding as well. Among the variegateds H. Mary Marie Ann is
> wonderful, even if the rabbits find it very tasty as well.
> Among my previous plants H. Snow Cap is at the top of my list.  It was
> one of the first hostas I saw that I felt gotta have it and I don't
> regret that decision for a moment.  H. Striker is a small beauty,
> already formed into a wonderful clump and even though small it gets
> noticed.
>  Enough of my rambling, time to go see if there are any irises left to
> take for our big show tomorrow.  And Sunday trekking down to Pittsburgh
> for thier cut leaf show.  Definitely busy weekend ahead.
> Joanne
> P.S.  I'll probably check in at the chat room tonight after 8(eastern)
> and hang out for a while to see if anyone shows up.  It was nice for the
> couple of us who got in, hopefully we'll get it straight.  Just remember
> register your nickname and don't enter a password.
> jep
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Hi Joanne,
Sure that's your last hosta, sure.

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