Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #102 - 'Jewel of the Nile'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
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ViolaAnn
Apr 7, 2016 2:42 PM CST
'Jewel of the Nile' was added to my garden in 2005. It's a sport of 'Dee's Golden Jewel' and when part of it reverted to solid yellow, I called that plant 'Dee's Golden Jewel' although it's not completely kosher to do so. Unique colour combination. The leaves emerge blue-green and develop an irregular golden-yellow border with some streaking by June. The leaf is quite rounded but comes to a point and has superior substance. This one is fairly large. Please feel free to share your pictures of this hosta.

June 1
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June 21
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July 3
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Aug. 31
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Ann

Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at: https://violaann.smugmug.com/Garden/Hostas/Hostas-in-my-gard...
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(Zone 6b)
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Sep 4, 2016 8:05 PM CST



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