Mutating and Sporting in the Shade Garden: Thanks for the info on sports

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Mutating and Sporting in the Shade Garden

By profesora
May 6, 2014

Most variegated hostas are mutations or sports. Many beautiful ones never reach the open market.

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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May 6, 2014 2:56 AM CST
I am going to be on the hunt for 'Titanic'. I grow 'Sum and Substance' and 'Empress Wu' and they definitely make a statement! Is 'Titanic' good in full shade?
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Name: Paul
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May 6, 2014 9:16 AM CST
Here is an all blue sport on Great Expectations which I should remove before it takes over........
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Name: Evan
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May 6, 2014 10:06 AM CST

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Great article and tips Gerry...and you've introduced me to some great Hosta. Your "Caipirinha" is stunning!
Name: Gerry Donahue
Pleasant Lake, IN (Zone 5b)
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May 6, 2014 1:00 PM CST
Thank you, all.

Sometime this summer I will present other sport/mutation families.

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