Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' in the Hostas Database

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Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Walden West
Year of Registration: 1989

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 to 27 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Very cupped and puckered leaves, a beautiful and impressive plant.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Nearly white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Parentage: Tokudama x Hosta sieboldiana
Child plants: 2 child plants

A fast grower, with 'Great Expectations'.

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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2015-06-23A fast grower, with 'Great Expectations'.
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-06-10
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2012Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'
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Location: OregonDate: spring 2011
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Location: western OregonDate: spring 2013
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Date: 2013-06-26
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Location: VermontDate: 2014-06-02
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-06-07
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Jan 21, 2012 4:08 PM

Introduced by Walden West in 1989, this cultivar is the brainchild of plantsman Chuck Purtymun. A cross of H. 'Tokudama' x H. sieboldiana, it is the recipient of numerous awards,
Growth habit: Medium

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