'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' Hosta

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

The deeply cupped and twisted leaves of 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' are a nearly round 11 in. by 11 in. They have a waxy bloom, are blue-green, and are heavily corrugated. The near-white flowers are held just above the foliage. Named 2014 Hosta of the Year by the American Hosta Growers Association, it grows slowly to 1.5 to 2 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide. It is reputed to have good slug resistance.

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Perennial

Height Category:

Medium

Garden Height:

18 Inches

Spacing:

36 Inches

Spread:

36 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Blue, Green

Flower Colors:

White

Flower Shade:

Dark Blue-Green, White

Foliage Shade:

Dark Blue-Green

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Filler

Attracts:

Hummingbirds

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Part Shade to Shade

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Hardiness Zones:

3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a

Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil, Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category:

Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil

Uses:

Border Plant, Container, Focal Point, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen

Scape Height: 22 Inches

Maintenance Notes:

Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, organically enriched soil and full to part shade. Clean away the dead foliage after frost to prevent insect problems.

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

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