Wide Brim Hosta

Hosta x 'Wide Brim'

SKU
04185
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.
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3 - 8

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Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 18 to 24 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureDramatic Foliage Color

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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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

Good to grow!