Pic of the Day--Fragrant Bouquet

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Pic of the Day--Fragrant Bouquet

Postby Hank Zumach » Jun 29, 2007 8:12 am

Hi All--Today's variety, Fragrant Bouquet, has been gracing out garden since 1995. It has a good growth rate, attractive foliage and, yes, fragrant blossoms. It is the parent of Guacamole, which by itself would make this plant noteworthy. Growing in a spot that gets as much as 3 hours of mid-summer sun, it's size had stabilized in the area of 58x24. Zilis lists it at 48x22. Like most hosta varieties, it benefits from slug protection.

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

MyHostas - http://myhostas.be/db/hostas/Fragrant+Bouquet

Hosta Library - http://www.hostalibrary.org/f/frag.html

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Pic of the Day--Fragrant Bouquet



Postby sugar » Jun 29, 2007 1:42 pm

This is one of the fragrants I don't have. I have Fragrant Dream and Fragrant King that are about similar to FB.

Nice plants, with very good growth rate , just like most of the Fragrants.

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Postby wishiwere » Jun 29, 2007 7:35 pm

Very nice! So is this actually fragrant?

Love your POTD's. Can we get more of the overall gardens some time also? Enjoy them last year :D
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Postby janey » Jun 29, 2007 7:39 pm

It truly is!! Reminds me of the water lilies here on the lake...not as strong a fragrance, but memories of rowing a boat w/ my grandmother to the lily pads abound when I'd get a scent of these....

Another one I had to leave at home.... :(

I had sort of forgotten about this one. Thanks, Hank. :wink:
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Postby baja220 » Jul 01, 2007 3:43 pm

This is one of very few hostas in my garden that hasn't been ate up by cutworms :roll: so I have pic to add! :D And it's beautiful!!!

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Postby Arlene » Jul 01, 2007 6:09 pm

Beautiful plant! I moved mine this year because it was just languishing where it was . . . I'm waiting for mine to look like yours!!
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Postby Patrushka » Jul 01, 2007 6:46 pm

It's beautiful Hank and another one that I don't have yet. :D
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