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Grand Tiara Question

I was looking over some of my Golden Tiara sports today and noticed 
something that I don't have a quick answer to.  I have several plants 
of a more robust form, thicker leaf substance and overall at least 50% 
larger plants.  These would probably qualify as Grand Tiara.  I 
noticed that Golden Tiara has green petiols with no purple at the base 
while the larger sport has a slight amount of purple at the base of 
the petiols.  I don't have any Grand Tiara for comparison and the 
picture in Bob's hosta CD doesn't show any petiols.  Was wondering if 
anyone knows if Grand Tiara has purple at the base of the petiols.  
I've had several sports now where a hosta that doesn't have any purple 
in the petiols sports to a different form that has purple in the 
petiols.  Wonder where the purple comes from.

I also have an all yellow-chartreuse sport of Golden Tiara which 
should be Jade Tiara, which I don't have.  Last year on the sport I 
have the leaves eventually turned cream giving a mix of 
yellow-chartreuse and cream leaves that kind of looked interesting.  
However, it was only one plant, so I couldn't tell anything for sure. 
For those who have Jade Tiara, does the leaves turn cream colored 
after awhile?  

I also have a reversed Golden Tiara with chartreuse center and green 
edge that is the same size as the sport that looks like Grand Tiara.  
Is there a reversed Grand Tiara hosta, and if so what is it called?

Also, I have a sport of Francee that is very pale green in color, very 
similar to Fragrant Bouquet, at least the Fragrant Bouquet I have.  
The picture of FB in the hosta CD looks too green.  The edges are 
cream.  At first I didn't much like this sport, but as it gets larger 
its looking better.  Do anyone know if this is a sport that has been 
named by anyone?  What is interesting is that one of the emerging side 
shoot appears to be light green in color rather then the pale green of 
the parent stem.

Joe Halinar

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