Kind of Hosta

skip21010(4)July 19, 2012

My wife and I were on vacation and saw a Hosta that had a cup'ed type of green leaf.

Would anyone know the name of that one?

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MadPlanter1 zone 5

There are several, but the commonest is Abiqua Drinking Gourd. It might have been Love Pat, too.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2012 at 5:16PM
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bkay2000(8a TX)

Go to the and click on the letter "a" for a photo of Abiqua Drinking Gourd, etc. You may be able to i.d. it from the photos.

I've been eyeing Big Daddy, though I keep thinking I really don't want a cupped hosta because it will always full of "stuff" from the pecan trees.


Here is a link that might be useful: Hosta Library

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 12:25PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

aw come on.. there are at least 50 cupped hosta ... [i missed.. ll.. see below]

not to mention ADG is blue.. and they said green ...

if they went to a garden... they could call the garden.. and get a clue ... or perhaps a vaca pic.. we might get closer ...

at the link.. don seems to list something like 100 cupped


Here is a link that might be useful: dons list of cupped

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 12:40PM
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