Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #123 - 'Fruit Punch'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
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Apr 14, 2016 12:53 PM CST
'Fruit Punch' is a hybrid of 'Urajiro Hachijo' x 'Crested Surf', .originated by Don Dean. It was an impulse buy in 2015 and I grew it in a pot all season. Leaves emerge yellow changing to greenish yellow and finally light green; lightly folded, intensely wavy, lightly corrugated, broadly ovate; plant pie crusted with cherry coloured scapes. I was attracted to a very faint pink edge to the leaves. Please feel free to share your pictures of this hosta.

June 1
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June 21
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July 25
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Aug. 31
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Sept. 29 - finally a spot in the garden
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Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at:
Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Apr 14, 2016 1:59 PM CST
That is lovely Ann! I've not seen that one before.

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