fall hosta

November 2015

Before last night this hosta had no doubt the best fall color in this very young garden, it is in fact one of the first plants I put in about three years  ago and did not relocate, kill or donate.  I love hostas , once upon a time I never met a hosta I didn’t like. Then came the snails, the holocaust and the decision to let go of the plants most affected by slime and vegetarianism. This hosta (Francee?) resists their charms and so it stayed put. Nothing it can do about the cold however but flop gracefully and die…back.

Hostas that fair much better against snails in my garden are:

Sum and Substance, Blue Umbrella, Great Expectation and Abiqua Drinking Gourd. the thicker the leaves the prettier they stay.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s