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Pictures of hostas that begin with "B". Please add yours.
#1. 'Baby Bunting' - fast growing, blue mini which has spawned 'Cameo', 'Cherish', 'Hope' and Pandora's Box'.
#2. 'Bell Ringer' - This one came as 'Liberty Bell' but had already stabilized. No problem. It was purchased with a gift from the handbell choir I direct and the name is quite appropriate. Seems quite fast growing. 3rd year in my garden and it's about 12" across.
#3. 'Blue Ice' - slow growing little plant, though the leaves may be larger than official "mini" size.
#4. 'Blue Ivory' - 3rd year in my garden and this one is a real slow grower for me. Jury is still out. I'm not real sure it's worth keeping, but I'll give it a few more years.
Thanks for letting us know about 'Barbara Ann'. My intent is to show ALL my hostas and say what I do or DON'T like about them.
I realize that I missed my own 'Blue Cadet' which I've been dividing to make into a border in a dark area where nothing much grows. Here it is on the 13th. Pic from the 19th was blurry and I seem to have forgotten it a couple of days ago.
#1. 'Big Daddy' - added spring 2009. Has 1 eye every single year. Has never grown. Will remove if I ever need more room. No recent pic because it doesn't really change. Pic 5/6/2012
#2. 'Blonde Elf' - added spring 2011. Looked a bit rough when I got it last year, and then the thin leaves burned easily. Not particularly blonde for me yet, but it's supposed to be lutescent (turn golder over the season) so I'm waiting. Pic 5/18/2012
#3. 'Blue Angel' - added spring 2009. Got it because lots of people love it, but it's never really drawn me or grown well. Might replace with something else in a few years. Please ignore the ragged look, have been fighting the bunny as well as trying to ignore some baby raccoons this year. Pic 6/19/2012
#4. 'Blue Cadet' - added spring 2009. Less blue than a lot of other blues but makes a cute mound and requires no special care. Just moved to new location. Pic 6/19/2012
#5. 'Blue Mouse Ears' - added early spring 2011. Impulse buy at the nursery. I've never been part of the mouse craze, but this one looked good and was inexpensive. Survived next to an asphalt driveway with no special care. Sorry for no recent pic, but it's currently blooming. Pic 5/19/2012