Abiqua Drinking Gourd Hosta
Hosta x 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'
|Description||The 2014 Hosta of the Year! The giant, deeply cupped, corrugated leaves do not lose their shape or stunning powder blue-green color, even in the hottest weather. Thick foliage resists slug damage. Stalks of white flowers rise above the foliage in summer. Easy to grow, and tolerant of heat and humidity. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; forms foliage clump 16 to 18 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Ligularia (Ligularia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Coral Bells (Heuchera);|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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