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Hosta 'Brim Cup'

Hosta 'Brim Cup' (Plantain Lily)
 

Common Name

Plantain Lily
 

Soil

Moist but not wet
 

Aspect

Part or light shade
 

Height

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.
 

Opinion

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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