Hostas forum: Daily Hosta #165 - 'Obsession'

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Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
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May 1, 2016 11:15 AM CST
'Obsession' was added to my garden in spring 2007. It's a sport of ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ and has slightly shiny medium green leaves with a darker green margin in a small mound. My 'Obsession' never became an obsession with me. My plant never showed any signs of the darker margin mentioned above - not so sure that's an accurate description. I divided it in 2012 and took most to plant sales but kept a couple divisions. One of those divisions I kept in a pot through 2015, but I found I still wasn't very excited by it and last autumn, I divided it up for plant sales. This one is now gone from my garden. If you've got good pictures please feel free to share them.

June 21
Thumb of 2016-05-01/ViolaAnn/4f19dc

July 25
Thumb of 2016-05-01/ViolaAnn/18e75f

Aug. 13
Thumb of 2016-05-01/ViolaAnn/9ef0ae


Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at:

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