St Elmo's Fire

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St Elmo's Fire

Postby hostaanita » Jul 19, 2007 6:55 pm

This is a hosta I had trouble growing . I bought it as a TC and this is its third summer. Finally I think its starting to show some life! :D

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    Postby digs57 » Jul 19, 2007 7:38 pm

    What a beauty! This colour combination: gold plus white, yum! is one I particularly covet.

    Slow and steady wins the race with hostas, you know - those tricky low-chlorophyll ones are particularly worth the wait. Yours has done very well, 't seems.

    ...greening up the Great White North!!!

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    Postby wzbt03 » Jul 19, 2007 8:26 pm

    Rumor has it that this is one that hates to be disturbed.

    However, the local gardens split up their mature specimen and sold them and the two very nice divisions I got are growing like crazy.
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    Postby newtohosta-no more » Jul 19, 2007 10:29 pm

    Lovely combo! :D
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    Re: St Elmo's Fire

    Postby redcrx » Jul 26, 2018 8:10 am

    I always thought Saint Elmo's Fire was a bright yellow until I noticed it in my photo today. This plant has been in this garden since 2010 and I usually see it as a yellow similar to Moonlight.
    That's Sarah Jane up front which I thought was similar. The database write-up says it goes darker green later in the year.

    Sarah Jane & Saint Elmo's Fire & Moonlight 0726180626e-3.jpg

    Here another one in a different part of the garden. This is the best it's ever looked.
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