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Jul 6, 2016 4:06 PM CST
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I've attached a pic of a plant seen at the St. Louis zoo. What is it?
Name: Daisy I
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Jul 6, 2016 4:10 PM CST
Welcome! to NGA

Its a Hosta. This time of year, most nurseries and big box stores carry them.
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Name: greene
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Jul 6, 2016 4:56 PM CST
Hosta, I agree. The yellow with green could be Island Breeze, Rainforest Sunrise, Remember Me...or any number of similar yellow leaves with green edges. All Hosta are beautiful. Any good quality nursery/plant store should stock Hosta in your area.
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Jul 6, 2016 5:39 PM CST
@Rray Welcome! Howdy! Where in Texas are you? Hosta needs shade in Texas and also a chill period. Depends on your area how well they will do. Have a joy filled week!
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