Pic of the Day--Gold Regal

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Pic of the Day--Gold Regal

Postby Hank Zumach » Feb 01, 2008 10:31 am

Hi All--Gold Regal is one of the varieties that every hosta grower should have. It is an excellent plant that does very well in a variety of conditions. I purchased the plant in 1994 and have it growing in a spot that gets 2-3 hours of mid-day sun. Its size has been remarkably stabile. Starting in 2001 it measured 49x22, 48x24, 48x22, 54x22, and 50x23. I can't think of any other of our larger varieties that has changed so little over that much time. Zilis lists it at 63x32, Wade & Gatton at 40x36, and Lemke's registration information is 24x20. Slugs usually leave Gold Regal alone.

Registry - http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.ph ... ld%20Regal

MyHostas - http://www.myhostas.be/db/hostas/Gold+Regal

Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/g/goldregal.html

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Pic of the Day--Gold Regal



Postby ViolaAnn » Feb 02, 2008 7:24 am

Gorgeous Hosta. Unfortunately, too large for me to add at this stage. Will have to admire it in other gardens.

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Re: Pic of the Day--Gold Regal

Postby Eleven » Oct 31, 2012 9:38 am

'Gold Regal' added new this summer:
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