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Hosta 'Abba Dabba Do'

Hosta 'Abba Dabba Do' (Plantain Lily)

Common Name

Plantain Lily


Moist but not wet




2ft high x 6ft wide (eventually)

Action and Timing

Thick olive-green leaves with a narrow irregular yellow margin, these are strongly veined with a wide rippled undulating edge. Flowers are lavender.

Nursery Notes

Propagate by division, forms an upright rippling mound.


Good hosta with a strongly robust feel....the mother-in-law of variegated forms, sharp tongued with a wide bottom and soft centre and sunny disposition.....i'm disappearing up my own analogies arse now! Said to be pest resistant and quick to increase.

This plant was added to the database on 18th December, 2009.

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