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Hosta 'Drinking Gourd'

Hosta 'Drinking Gourd' (Plantain Lily)
 

Common Name

Plantain Lily
 

Soil

Moist but not wet
 

Aspect

Part or light shade
 

Height

2ft high x 4ft wide
 

Action and Timing

Blue heavily cupped leaves and lavender flowers.
 

Nursery Notes

Propagate by division.
 

Opinion

Good variety that deserves to be more popular, the leaves being so heavily cupped one could drink water from them....presumably like you can a gourd...assuming your too much of a peasant to afford a glass or cup.
 

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

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