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Re: Tell-Tale TC

At 07:53 AM 6/25/98 EDT, you wrote:
>Many of the best named and registered hosta around today are in fact
>sports/mutations. In fact 'Great Expectations' is itself a sport of
>sieboldiana 'Elegans' found in a garden here in England.  When a sport is
>found it can/should be removed from the mother plant and evaluated for a
>number of years, to be sure it is stable and worthy of naming. If in time
>new sport throws up a division that is the same as the original mother
plant ,
>this division should be removed. 
>Glen UK
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Thanks, Glen. You and Diane are bringing me up to speed quite nicely...


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