Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Abiqua Drinking Gourd, 1989, West, Walden, http://www.hostalibrary.org/a/abiquad.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Abiqua Drinking Gourd

Origin: Tokudama x sieboldiana

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1989

Registered By: West, Walden

Vein pairs - Number: 15-16

Mound General size
Large (18" to 28" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Slow
Proportions (w x h) Tall and Narrow

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 20 x16

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 10 x 10

Leaf Shape
Round, nearly round

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Corrugated, Seer-suckered, Dimpled
Cupped (edges upward)

Color
Dark Blue
Back - White (dull)

Flower
White

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July
August

Scape
Green
Inflorescent Leafy

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=45&Variety=Abiqu...

Hosta Library link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/a/abiquad.html

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Abiqua Drinking Gourd

Hardiness (Sun Tolerance)
Average

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

Image
(Image by AlwaysWeeding)
"Mature Abiqua Drinking Gourd - great cupping"
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