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Hosta 'Brim Cup'

Hosta 'Brim Cup' (Plantain Lily)

Common Name

Plantain Lily


Moist but not wet


Part or light shade


12 inches high x 15 inches wide

Action and Timing

Thick dark green leaf with a blue tinge widely margined chartreuse turning yellow through summer until eventually cream. The puckered leaves are rippled gently at the edge and are nicely cupped. Flowers open light blue then turn white

Nursery Notes

Slow to increase but always popular as it 'does' something. Propagate by division. It makes an open mound in the border or nursery rows.


An excellent hosta, especially for pot culture as it always looks good, another variety that is probably worth collecting some seed from.

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

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