Did you know…
There are about 40 different species of hostas which are native to Japan, China, and Korea. They were brought to the U.S. in the 19th century and there are now about 7,000 named cultivars.
Hosta ‘Liberty’ was introduced by J. Machen, Jr. in 2000. A sport of H. ‘Sagae’, it has a moderate growth rate and reaches a height of about 39 inches with a width of also 39 inches. See the full characteristics in the Hosta Treasury.
Next NWHS EventDahl-Roeder Memorial Garden Clean-up at Dahl-Roeder Memorial Garden, Wilson Park on May 3, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Tentative date and/or time, check back)
The society paid for dinner at Johnny’s in Eau Claire. We played a game to guess which name of a hosta was on each person’s card that they held up.