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Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'

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Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'

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Beautifully cupped and twisted blue leaves. Z 3 - 9.
Differences between Starter TC and Advanced Starter plants
Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'

Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' (Starter TC)

$6.95
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Not only is 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' deeply cupped, but it also has very thick, textured leaves. Excellent specimen plant! Sets the standard for cupping in hostas enhanced by its large size, heavy corrugation, and rich blue-green color." Hosta of the Year 2014. (Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.)
Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2001
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant - Height 24 inches
Plant Width 36 inches
Plant Size Large
Plant - Shape Mound-like
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Resistant No
Slug Resistant Yes
Plant - Hosta of the Year 2014
Leaf Color (Center) Blue
Leaf Color (Margin) Blue
Leaf - Cupped Intensely
Leaf - Corrugation Intensely
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Fragrant? No
Flower - Color White
Bloom Month(s) June, July
Hybridizing - Parentage No
Hybridizing - Originator No
Hybridizing - Sport Of No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 1989
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5 star :
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3 star :
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5 star :
78%
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4 star :
11%
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3 star :
11%
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5 star :
44%
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4 star :
44%
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3 star :
11%
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Very pretty Review by terry
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Best of the blues. Keeps its color and has the prettiest of flowers. (Posted on July 4, 2016)

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Beautiful and graceful Review by Gavin
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The Abiqua drinking gourd is one of the most unique hostas out there!! And Hosta Direct is the best website ever lol.... So people please buy this hosta you must see and find the beauty of this hosta by your selves... (Posted on June 27, 2016)

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one of the best Review by Kimberly
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One of the best blues. Keeps its color and has the prettiest of flowers (Posted on May 22, 2016)
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What a showy hosta Review by Kirsten
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My property is largely ledge with a few specks of dirt on top so many of my hostas are in pots. The Abiqua Drinking Gourd is BEAUTIFUL in a pot and, even in the back row, it commands the attention of anyone who sees it. I got a starter last year from Hostas Direct and it is already full and fabulous. (Posted on September 1, 2015)
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Lovely color and shape Review by joan
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A frosty blue hue on most interesting shape leaves. This plant is a vigorous grower yet when it reaches it's stated size it stays that size. Be careful how it is sited as it collects anything and everything. (Posted on August 5, 2015)
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large plant Review by Michele
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large plant fills a space but more slowly, (Posted on May 18, 2015)

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Didn't realize star ratings went up to 5... Review by Floreana
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I didn't realize the star ratings went up to five (only showed up to three on my mobile device) so had to come back to give full five stars! Great plant! (Posted on March 28, 2015)
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All around great plant Review by Floreana
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For some reason I held off for a long time on buying an Abiqua Drinking Gourd plant, but I am so happy I finally did!

I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of first year growth--when other cultivars were still itty bitty in comparison--and the great plant form and color. The leaf shape is very distinct and stands out in the landscape. Really, a great addition to any garden! (Posted on March 28, 2015)

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test Review by aheadWorks
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a test review (Posted on March 10, 2015)
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Definitely yes

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