Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'
HOSTA OF THE YEAR 2014. 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' is a very unique hosta. The thick, seer suckered blue leaves are deeply cupped. Award winning. Slug resistant. A classic that has stood the test of time and is still much in demand. No collection would be complete without this fun blue hosta. (Walden-West 1987)
Each year the American Hosta Growers Association selects 'the best of the best', and honors one variety as "Hosta of the Year". These special selections are acknowledged for being unique, easy to grow and loved by many. These plants are usually the cornerstones of most hosta collector's gardens making these selections a good choice for beginning collectors and gardeners alike.
DESIGNER HOSTA: This variety joins a select few other hostas in the exclusive "Designer" category. This plant has distinctive garden presence and exemplary landscape performance. The foliage is of good substance and demonstrates superior resistance to garden pests. This plant grows well in all parts of the country. A premium plant that looks great all season long!
This hosta is a winner of the prestigious "Popularity Poll" from the American Hosta Society. This variety has been named one of the very favorites of all hostas by the majority of the AHS members in an annual poll. Basically, this plant is "loved by all". An excellent choice for your garden.
MATURE HEIGHT: 24".
MATURE SPREAD: 46".
HARDINESS ZONES: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9.
FLOWER: White, early season.
SUN EXPOSURE: Part sun to shade.
SIZE SHIPPED: Bare root small starter plant.
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"Very nice plant - well packaged - fast delivery."
Raymond S. - Pearland, TX
This time of the year these plants are shipped dormant and fully trimmed:
Astilbe, Hibiscus, Phlox, Sedum.
(others are going dormant and may be shipped trimmed)
*Orders ship free but do incur a $4.99 handling fee.
Orders to the west coast incur added fees.