Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #156 - 'Christmas Pageant'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
Hostas Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Composter Region: Canadian Clematis
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Apr 28, 2016 2:42 PM CST
'Christmas Pageant' was new to me in spring 2008 but it got off to a rough start and over its first winter, the crown suffered quite a bit of damage - maybe voles, though I've never seen other evidence of voles in my northern garden. But it has recovered. It has dark green leaves with a very wide yellow to creamy white margin. Vigorous grower with thick corrugated leaves. It makes a medium-sized mound and is a sport of 'Christmas Tree'. In 2015 it suffered more slug damage than it usually does. Please feel free to share your pictures of this hosta.

June 21
Thumb of 2016-04-28/ViolaAnn/d885be

July 3
Thumb of 2016-04-28/ViolaAnn/468d7c

July 25
Thumb of 2016-04-28/ViolaAnn/19b209

Aug. 31
Thumb of 2016-04-28/ViolaAnn/56c6c2


Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at:

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