Hostas forum: Little this and that

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Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
May 14, 2016 10:08 PM CST
First June Fever. It has to be the slowest hosta ever or it needs something. I am going to move it this Fall. It has been in this spot for 4 yrs and it is just now putting up its second eye.

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I divided some of my Hostas last fall and put them in pots because I am going to plant some on the hillside. Could not figure out which one was June and which one was Great Expectation.

I had to wait until June started to green up and GE stays yellow. I had never noticed how alike they look in the spring.

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Name: Rose
Oquawka, IL (Zone 5a)
Garden Photography Echinacea Dahlias Clematis Region: Illinois Hibiscus
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May 15, 2016 7:13 AM CST
I love the bright colors in the spring after a dull winter! I hope your plants are protected from this crazy cold weather!
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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May 15, 2016 11:15 AM CST
Thanks for sharing the pictures. I find it's always interesting how different some hostas look when they emerge from what their colour is later in the season. Someone could probably write a book on that.

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

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