Ellen's A. candidissimum
hornig at OSWEGO.EDU
Wed May 28 21:20:56 CEST 1997
Joan and Ray - Gee whiz....they just grow that way! But thanks,
nonetheless, for your kind remarks.
I suppose it's possible that, by growing these for over thirty years in
pretty rigorous conditions, the Czechs (no longer in the business,
unfortunately) managed to select especially hardy and vigorous forms -
guess the group's China experts will have to test them against the Chinese
originals and see whether there's any difference in performance. I did
get one report from a Rochester, NY buyer that his "held its own against
Hosta `Sum and Substance'." Makes you stop and think, eh?
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