[HWC] from the (HOSTA 'Wheels Committee')
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- Subject: [HWC] from the (HOSTA 'Wheels Committee')
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- Date: Sun, 21 Mar 1999 19:06:55 -0500
>[HWC] A HOSTA 'Wheels Committee' presentation...
>NEW GRAPHIC PUBLICATION (see "hosta8.gif" sent earlier at 7:00pm)
>Dear Robins ..on March 21 James Hawes wrote:
You may have heard about the Hosta Wheels A Turnin'?? Right??
>This is a graphic used to describe and classify sports that have
>developed/ evolved/ resulted from a common parent...they often come in
>groups...groups of clones that are related. Now they even come in
> The Wheels Committee has integrated a color wheel design from Bill
>Meyer, Wheel Committee Member in NJ into their work of compiling hosta
>sports. This is a visual aid tool to use in the garden to accurately
>identify colors which exist on hosta leaves. By comparing the 24 colors
>on the color chart to the actual colors found on the variegated or
>monocolored forms of hostas, the colors can be described in a standard
>way using code numbers to identify the colors, not words which may be
>too ambiguous or too general.
> The Wheels Committee asks the cooperation of Inquiring Minds in the
>Hosta World to use the color chart provided in the attachment to this
>post, along with the instructions. Print out the color wheel, laminate
>it for use, experiment with it this summer, make color comparisons to
>known sports in your garden.Take notes, put down the codes which
>correspond to the color descriptions of your sports and prepare a post
>or letter with this data to any member of the Wheels Committee. This
>data will be passed on to a Member who is compiling the data on hosta
>color, begnning first with colors of sports, then with other
> By your participation you will be learning more about hostas, their
>colors, sports, and their relationships to sister and brother sports,
>father and mother sports, uncle and aunt sports, cousins by the dozens
>sports. You get the idea! It's fun and educational. So remember to keep
>the color wheel and instructions. Thanks for your help. BTW, we hope to
>have accurate, standard laminated color wheels for sale at cost at a
>later date. Stay tuned or be in touch with your favorite Wheels
>Committee member. If this is all new to you, then seek out a copy of the
>Hosta Wheels Document and learn more about the phenomena of Hosta
>Published by Bill Nash, on behalf of HOSTA 'Wheels Committee'
>ps...if anyone wants the original graphic in PORTRAIT mode ..to allow for printing on an 8.5 inch by 11 inch sheet of paper, please advise & same shall be sent? Thanks for your time.
PLEASE NOTE: the original graphic was cropped smaller than original, in order to get the disk-size below 20,000 bytes, else it would not pass through the Hosta-open server. Anyone wanting the original, please advise?
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