Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #65 - 'Summer Breeze'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
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Mar 25, 2016 3:41 PM CST
'Summer Breeze' was new to my garden in 2003. It's a medium-large hosta which is a sport from 'Summer Music' (but which looks nothing like its parent). "Last Dance', a sister sport, is similar in colour, a bit smaller but with smoother leaves. It has pale lavender, near white flowers in early July. This one is a real bright light in my garden. It did, however, get badly attacked by slugs late in August, though that is not always the case. Please feel free to post your pictures of this hosta.

June 21
Thumb of 2016-03-25/ViolaAnn/6e4638

July 25
Thumb of 2016-03-25/ViolaAnn/496f2f

Aug. 13 - setting seeds. This produces masses of fertile seed.
Thumb of 2016-03-25/ViolaAnn/e8d3d6

Summer Music - the parent plant in July
Thumb of 2016-03-25/ViolaAnn/65be44

July 3 - sister sport, 'Last Dance'. The colour is similar. Size and texture and width of margin are not.
Thumb of 2016-03-25/ViolaAnn/601569


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Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Mar 25, 2016 6:56 PM CST
That is a really nice looking Hurray!

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