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Hosta 'Abiqua Moonbeam'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Abiqua Moonbeam
Hybridized by Walden-West; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
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)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Golden Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1" - 1 1/2"
1 1/2" - 2

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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4 neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral sanannie On Mar 8, 2009, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Sport of 'August Moon'
Walden-West 1987

Neutral smiln32 On Jan 2, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Lovely hosta with wide, golden edges on dark green, rounded leaves which have a lovely texture. Fills in nicely to make a beautiful mounded plant.

Neutral jody On Aug 1, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes are 20"-30" high.

Neutral Greenwood On Jun 3, 2002, Greenwood from Bonifay, FL (Zone 8a) wrote:

A green-centered sport of the hosta August Moon makes a nice mound size.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Bonifay, Florida
Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
Plainwell, Michigan
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Glouster, Ohio
Beaverton, Oregon
Portsmouth, Virginia



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