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Postby Robyn » May 31, 2005 5:36 pm

This hosta leaf is smooth not bumpie. My sister gave this too me about 5 years ago and it was all yellow/gold. Last summer it started this coloration.
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Postby Chris_W » May 31, 2005 6:30 pm

Hi Robyn,

I hate to say it, but that just doesn't look good. The blue is too uneven to look like a sport, and especially if it wasn't there before. Hold it up to the light and see if there is a zig zag pattern around the blue portions. If so that is the color bleed that we see often with HVX.
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Postby thy » Jun 02, 2005 4:19 pm

Chris will you please explain the zig zag pattern
:oops: Sure you hacve done it before, but I have not seen your post :oops:
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