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Mar 23, 2016 8:49 AM CST
|This is, I believe, the best growing of the Tiara family of hostas. At least mine grows like a weed. It also divides easily and would make a good border plant. It was new to me summer 2007; so I've had it for awhile. Unfortunately, by early August, it was showing signs of foliar nematodes. I no longer remove such plants from my garden because it's a useless endeavour, but I do cut them back and removed obviously infected leaves as soon as I see them. (Of course, by the time you see damage the nematodes have moved on). Please feel free to post your own photos of this hosta.
Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at: https://violaann.smugmug.com/Garden/Hostas/Hostas-in-my-gard...
Wyoming MN (Zone 4a)
Mar 23, 2016 1:55 PM CST
|Grand Tiara is a beauty. It is supposed to be a tetraploid, which accounts for it's sturdiness. I have two nice sized clumps. I actually like the whole Tiara/Sceptre family. they grow well and are a useful size.|
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