Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Alex Summers, 1989, Santa Lucia, Vic, http://www.hostalibrary.org/a/alex.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Alex Summers

Origin: Gold Regal sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 1989

Registered By: Santa Lucia, Vic

Vein pairs - Number: 10 - 12

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

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Proportions (w x h) about Equal

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 24 x 20

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 7 x 5

Leaf Shape
Ovate

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Smooth

Color
Green
Margin Chartreuse
Margin Uneven

Flower
Purple
Shape - Bell
Average

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
July
August

Scape
Green
Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=152&Variety=Alex...

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

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

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)

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"Alex Summers Leaf"
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"Alex Summers, 3 yr. old"
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