Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #40 - 'Karin'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
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Mar 17, 2016 7:13 AM CST
I bought this because it's the name of my elder daughter. Interestingly, it's a sport from 'Anne' (though I don't have the 'e' on my name). 'Anne' is a sport from 'Francee'.

This is a medium-sized hosta and the seeds it produced are fertile. I've not had any really interesting seedlings, but my daughter has one that really is a lovely, though solid green, plant. The white margins are on cupped leaves, but they are also slightly prone to drawstring effect if the spring is very wet; so I'm careful to withhold fertilizer until it has fully leafed out. It holds up well through the season. Please feel free to post your own pics of this hosta.

Aug. 2
Thumb of 2016-03-17/ViolaAnn/37da0c

Sept. 21
Thumb of 2016-03-17/ViolaAnn/e1074d

Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at:
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Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Mar 17, 2016 7:38 AM CST
Very pretty Ann. Love hostas with the wide white edge; they really pop.

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