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Dixie Chickadee Sport Found: 2016 Failed: 8/6/17
Provisional Name: Northern Crow Height Range: 8 to 18 inches (presumed)
Diameter Range: 12 to 24 inches (presumed)
Scape Blooms Scape
Year Spiked Count Came from Seen First Last Faded
2016 4/13/16 1d Dixie Chickadee
7/5/17 Seperated out From Dizie Chickadee
2017 4/21/17 1d 8/6/17 Persists to being Emerald City Chick. Plant will be
rejoined with the others.
This hosta is not recorded anywhere else but here. The leaves look similar to Emerald City Chick, but have a singular line down the leaf that is the same color found on Dixie Chickadee but is irregularly placed on the leaf.
Presumeing that the plant becomes stable the provisional name of Northern Crow is given. This name comes from the suggested reference of what a Dixie Chickadee could mean: A Confederate Spy found on Union Territory. The inverse is applied here: A Union Spy found on Confederate Territory.
The connotation of these references is intended to give honer for those who risked and gave their lives during the American Civil War; while the application of these contemporary assigned phrases (had they been really been used during the time period) would have certainly have been exceptionally negative.
Single division found among Dixie Chickadee. Seven leaves total. Five are striped, two are solid.
Y Primary Collection
East Retaining Wall
Y Loose Planters
Management Office/Loft 101 (Watched)
Mouse Ears Collection (Watched)
East Side Garden (Forfeited)
Building Back Side (Forfeited)
Y Aesthetic Collection
Y Chaos and Destruction Collection
Y Hard to Find List
Past Plants List
Dark green leaves with a single stripe down the leaf in random positions.
Chaos and Distruction
[U.S.A. Civil War reference, 2017 nomenclature] A Union spy on Confederate Territory.
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