Hostas forum→Gian hostas with fragrance?

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SunnyinMichigan
May 3, 2021 4:49 AM CST
Is there any movement to breed in Hosta plantaginea's fragrance into the giant-sized hostas? I have one experimental cross from Plant Delights: Hosta sieboldiana x H. Plantaginea. I can't say that it is fragrant, at least not to me.

Thanks!
Name: Dick Strever
No.Calif amongst the Redwoods (Zone 8b)
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Strever
May 3, 2021 8:26 AM CST
a few years ago i bought both sieboldiana & plantaginea with that in mind
and the following year i lost my ability to smell
so i did nothing and forgot about them Sad
Gardens are a thing of Beauty and a job forever

SunnyinMichigan
May 8, 2021 7:28 AM CST
:) I have noticed that my sense of smell is waning over time...

However, I'd love to find a hosta that is something like H. Empress Wu -- but fragrant also!

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