Quiet Waters

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Quiet Waters

Postby Lessadragon » Dec 04, 2007 10:06 am

I felt that my seedling was having an identity crisis, not having a name and all. So I went ahead and officially named it. (or, at least I reserved one for it) I am hoping that now that it has a proper name, it might absorb some better growth habits. :roll: :lol: Anyway, I hope you all like the name. :D


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Postby newhostaaddict » Dec 04, 2007 10:12 am

hi lynn,,,

i LIKE the name,,,

AND the hosta,,,

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Postby eastwood2007 » Dec 04, 2007 10:53 am

WOW!!!! Way to go, Lynn! Very appropriate name for a beautiful hosta. Will we be seeing this one in production any time soon?
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Postby pauhaus » Dec 04, 2007 11:45 am

Ditto, such a beauty! Hope all grows well. :P
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Postby Chris_W » Dec 04, 2007 2:12 pm

Hi Lynn,

As I'm sure you know, this truly is an amazing hosta and we all love it :) I've always believed that a great name can really sell a hosta, even if it isn't the best plant. In this case, you could name it anything you want and we would still want the plant :lol:

It's too bad the name 'Holy Grail' is taken, because that's truly what this plant is. If nothing else it could be your 'Retirement Fund', or that might be what we will need to afford a piece of it :lol: But then I got thinking, since this was an OP seedling, the odds of getting such an amazing plant are similar to being 'Struck By Lightning'.

I guess I'm just thinking 'Quiet Waters' doesn't really do much to inspire me or think of this one. That sounds more like the name to a solid, shiny blue-green plant. This one is more like 'Crashing Waves' to me. Heck, it is so 'Earth Shattering' it reminds me more of 'Global Warming', like a 'Melting Iceberg'.

However, if you are set on 'Quiet Waters' then so be it, we still want it :D
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Postby JoshS » Dec 04, 2007 2:32 pm

Amazing plant!

Chris, you've got some great - appropriate - names. I do like 'Quiet Waters', even though this plant is anything but quiet!

It would be interesting to see what it did in TC, but I wouldn't be surprised if it lost the cool center "feathers."
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Postby jobranch » Dec 04, 2007 6:20 pm

Very unique look. Good luck with it.
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Postby yardmom » Dec 04, 2007 6:28 pm

I am in awe! Love it, Lynn!
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Postby nanny_56 » Dec 04, 2007 7:09 pm

So, uh, what are you trying to say Chris??? :lol:

I think Chris may be right though. 'Quiet Waters' would be a lovely name for a plant. But that beautiful hosta is not quiet.
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Postby thy » Dec 04, 2007 7:20 pm

So special and beautiful.

You can call it what ever you want, like the rest.. I want it badly :D

Hope it will grow a lot in the years to come. Thinking of Tunesian Dream.. do not give away the whole plant...

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Postby Lessadragon » Dec 04, 2007 7:30 pm

Ok, so I know that I tend to understate things, but when I l look at this hosta, I think of the "quote, still waters run deep." Since I really didn't like that name, I went to quiet waters. I kept coming back to that name. It may not jump out and grab you, but I truly think that this hosta can do that all on it's own.
Chris, and everyone, thank you for the wonderful comments. This won't be coming into the market quite yet as it is a very slow grower, but you will be the first to know.
Josh, I was wondering about the feathers too in TC. Time will tell I guess...

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Postby moongirl » Dec 04, 2007 7:34 pm

What an amazing hosta! I am drooling all over my keyboard. AND I would want it by any name, but I agree with Chris, quiet it is not!

How about 'Lessa's Dragon'! :lol: :lol:
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Postby notmartha » Dec 04, 2007 7:55 pm

thats beautiful!!!
congrats on a GREAT plant!
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Postby LucyGoose » Dec 04, 2007 8:17 pm

Hi Lynn!!

Oh, I love the looks of that one, too!! OMG..... :o ...Very Nice!....My kind!!.... :lol: .... :snow:
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Postby wishiwere » Dec 04, 2007 8:26 pm

:cool: :cool: :cool:

Yes, quiet anything does NOT do this hosta! :D

Beautiful hosta, Lynn. Will look forward to watching it with you as it progresses. Maybe it's just one of those slow starters that is gearing up for a big leap? One can hope anyway :wink:

Very nice growing... :)
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Postby ViolaAnn » Dec 04, 2007 9:50 pm

Lynn, what an amazing Hosta. If you want to test it in another Canadian garden, we are in the same province. LOL

Seriously, I'm another who would like to know if you market it. There are so many wonderful plants in the US that we Canadians have difficulty getting. It's wonderful to have one in Canada.

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Postby largosmom » Dec 04, 2007 11:22 pm

I echo everyone else's thoughts, this is anything but quite, or still.

If I might add one more for you to consider along the line of Chris' suggestions ( I love "Crashing Waves" by the way)..."Class 5 Rapids". It implies the difficulty in achieving it and the nice wavy white streaks in the leaf.

Last...Yowza! Does it have some 'Striptease' in its parentage?

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Postby Chris_W » Dec 04, 2007 11:49 pm

That is so funny, Laura, because one of my other thoughts was Hosta 'Category Five' :D

It's up to you, of course, Lynn. Or did you already register the name? If so, sorry :blush:
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Postby Minnow » Dec 05, 2007 3:49 am

:o :o :o OH MY! :o :o :o

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Postby newtohosta-no more » Dec 05, 2007 6:14 am

All the names are great, but I think this plant is going to cause a real buzz no matter what it is called. It's gorgeous and unique! Congrats, Lynn!! :D
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