Hosta Abba Dabba Do

SPORT of Sun Power
Hosta Size: Large <strong>18 inches to 28 inches tall</strong><br />Leaf 81 to 144 sq inches

18 inches to 28 inches tall
Leaf 81 to 144 sq inches
Growth Habit: Mounded
Mounded Habit
Leaf Shape: ovate
Leaf Shape: ovate
Leaf SubstanceThick
Mature Plant Vein Pair Count16, 17, 18
Hosta Width36 inches
Growth RateMedium
Leaf AppearanceSlightly Corrugated
Leaf ColorGreen-Dark
Leaf Margin ColorYellow-Golden
Leaf Margin FormRippled-Slight
Leaf Margin Width0.125 - 0.25 inches
Leaf Texture TOPShiny-Slight
Leaf Texture BOTTOMGlaucous
The amount of sun that Hosta Abba Dabba Do tolerates is 80%
Sun Tolerance: 80%
Bloom ColorLavender-Pale
Bloom ShapeTubular
Sets Seed?Hosta Abba Dabba Do SETS SEED
 Remove seeds from dry pods. Best if pods dry on plant.
Seed can be stored, if dry.
Registered or Discovered ByTony Avent
PatentNOT Patented

Sported Into: Atlantis, Dab a Green, Do Little, Zippity Do Dah
Pollen Parent For: Zebra Stripes

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Notes: Sun Power green|chartruseartruse-edge HYBRIDIZER-NEEDS-VERIFY [T. Avent] or [Tony Avent] Sun Power green|chartruseartruse-edge Sun Power green|chartruseartruse-edge Sun Power green|chartruseartruse-edge


AHS Registration Info

Registrant: T. Avent Introducer: T. Avent
Originator: T. Avent Nominant: T. Avent



Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
70 178 24 61
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
rhizomatous moderate Large


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
12 31 6 15
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance medium green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
golden yellow
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom dull dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base rounded


Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1 3 pale lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Raleigh, NC
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance False


Bloom Period Code:
Ties the flower to the a "species scale". The registrant has provided the number code form the scale above for the start -- peak -- finish of the flowering period


Sets Pods Seed Viability Seed Pod Color
True True


Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location Raleigh, NC
Clump Description
ovate, lightly wavy leaves with prominent veins


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent Sport of H. 'Sun Power'


Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Powdery green leaves with a creamy-gold margin make this sport of H. 'Sun Power' a stunner. Impressive size, good substance and has light lavender flowers in early summer
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name II - 5B
Picture Location General Color Patented
Hosta Journal 1994:2:IFC; 1997:1:51; 1999:1:BC; Hosta Library Green/Gold False

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