Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #55 - 'Patriot'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
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Mar 22, 2016 9:38 AM CST
This is a small-medium hosta which has been in my garden for a decade. It's a sport from 'Francee' and has spawned its own family of sports including 'Loyalist' and 'Revolution'.
I now grow this one right next to 'Loyalist where the reverse colours compliment each other well. It is usually, one of the first hostas in my garden to start turning yellow, sometimes as early as late August, though most of it lasted well until late September.. Feel free to post your own pictures of this hosta.

June 21
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Aug. 2
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Aug 31
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Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at:
Name: Gary
Wyoming MN (Zone 4a)
Mar 22, 2016 2:37 PM CST
Patriot was one of the first hostas I acquired. A local hosta nursery had mature specimens which were beautiful. Their white tips emerging in spring is always glorious.
Name: Kathy Groves
Ohio (Zone 6b)
Mar 22, 2016 5:07 PM CST
Patriot was my first hosta and it was a free one as my boss gave it to me. I have it in 3 different places now.
Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Mar 23, 2016 9:14 AM CST
Was my "first" as well and still one of my favourites. I love how it lights up the shade; the white edge always pops. I have two, the one more shaded has a darker green center that I prefer.
Name: 🌺
(Zone 6b)
Jul 31, 2016 1:14 PM CST
Patriot was first in my basket too from Walmart 50% off sale. $2.48. (4" pot)

Name: Jessie Worsham
Stockbridge, GA (Zone 8a)
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Aug 2, 2016 10:44 AM CST
Patriot, one of my first hostas also. Pictured below with Loyalist in the background.

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