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Hosta
Hosta 'Abiqua Blue Edger'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Abiqua Blue Edger
Hybridized by Walden-West
Registered or introduced: 1987
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Plant Size (check one):

Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 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:

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:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Unknown - Tell us

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (top):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:

No margin

Bloom Time:

Early/Mid

Flower Shape:

Funnel

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Sep 3, 2004, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant produces great flower stalks in full shade. Great for a shade garden. pokerboy.

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

I do not grow this plant, informational comment only. Flower scapes 16" high. Walden West 1987.