Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #71 - 'Lovely Leila'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
Hostas Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Composter Region: Canadian Clematis
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Mar 27, 2016 3:03 PM CST
'Lovely Leila' is my own seedling from unknown sources, named after my second granddaughter. I used to know the source, but during its first winter, the squirrels moved all the markers around. It was sown in 2006 and it took me awhile to decide I really like it. Usually it emerges with the centre of the leaves much lighter in colour and they gradually mist up during the season. In 2015 it got more sun due to the loss of a tree and greened up much sooner than usual and was really crispy by the end of September.

May 16
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June 21
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July 3
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Aug. 31
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June 18, 2014 - a more typical leaf for June
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Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at:
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