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Apr 12, 2016 6:29 PM CST
|'Touch of Class' has intense blue leaves set off by a striking yellow-gold centre. A green colour is created where the gold and blue overlap on these upright thick leaves. It's a sport of 'June'. It's also fertile and I've got 3 nice seedlings from it that I'm still keeping - two are yellow, one with red petioles. And I got one that's green with red petioles. I've had mine since spring 2004. Occasionally it sports a solid blue eye which needs to be separated. Chris from Hallson's told me that Q & Z called such sports 'Bulletproof'; so I have too. Please feel free to share your pictures 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...
Apr 13, 2016 2:43 PM CST
|I love this hosta and have several of them. The colour is gorgeous.|
Wyoming MN (Zone 4a)
Apr 14, 2016 10:03 PM CST
|I have two of them. They do vary a bit with differing amounts of sun. A very nice hosta.|
Apr 15, 2016 2:58 AM CST
|I have mine in pretty shady spots. I know hosta June varies depending on the amount of sun, but hadn't appreciated that the same was true for Touch of Class. Given what Ann says, I think I'm going to try to grow a sport or two of this one! I agree, a really nice hosta.|
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