Due to work and some other engagements I missed the racing in town Saturday and Sunday (via Rob's flickr) but managed to get by Avalon Acres for some hand-picking of the bluest blues for my blue hosta bed. I’ve purchased hostas before from Denny and keep returning for the good prices, healthy plants and friendly banter.
I enjoyed listening to him talk about the history of his gardens, testing fellow breeder’s developments and his future aspirations for hybrids such as variegations in the blue cuppers.
This is one of the areas we’re allowed to select from: Many maturing specimens surround the ‘ for sale ‘ area allowing you to see what they will turn into. I took home a ‘Nigrescens’ based on this guy:
I felt like I was investing in the value of my home selecting some of the nicest blues I’d ever seen. Thanks again for everything, I wish I had more shade.