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Wide Brim Hosta

Hosta x 'Wide Brim'

Pronunciation: HOSS-tuh
SKU #04185
3-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
CARE
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.

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