Wide Brim Hosta
Hosta x 'Wide Brim'
|Description||Broad blue-green leaves with a creamy edge create a large mound of attractive, lush foliage. Slender spikes of lavender flowers appear in summer. Adds a colorful accent to shady mixed borders and woodland gardens. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||This moderately large mound of golden blue foliage is a perfect accent among darker foliage plants. Works well filling space between flowering shrubs or among Fern. With its purple flower spikes, this Hosta can also work as a perennial flower in beds and borders. Plant as a specimen in pots or troughs, and for leafy beauty around water gardens.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.