Back home, the new leaves of the hostas in the balcony pots are fresh and perfect.  It won’t be long before slugs or snails find them but for now the only blemishes are where the waxy surface of the leaves has been scuffed or spotted by rain.

 

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The blue bloom isn’t even skin deep.  Seen against the light the leaves are a true, clear green.

 

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Yes, these pictures are all the same plant with true to life colour.