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    Brim Cup Hosta

    Hosta 'Brim Cup'

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    Brim Cup Hosta (Hosta 'Brim Cup') at Hartman Companies

    Brim Cup Hosta foliage

    Brim Cup Hosta foliage

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    Plant Height:  8 inches

    Flower Height:  12 inches

    Spacing:  15 inches

    Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

    Hardiness Zone:  2

    Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

    Description:

    Cupped, sea-green leaves have creamy variegation, extremely pretty; dainty white flowers rise from mounded foliage; a perfect plant for shade and woodland gardens

    Ornamental Features

    Brim Cup Hosta features dainty spikes of white tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive small textured heart-shaped leaves remain bluish-green in color with showy creamy white variegation throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

    Landscape Attributes

    Brim Cup Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

    This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

    • Insects

    Brim Cup Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

    • Mass Planting
    • Border Edging
    • General Garden Use
    • Groundcover

    Planting & Growing

    Brim Cup Hosta will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity extending to 12 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 15 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

    This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

     
     
    Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
    Characteristics
    Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
    Applications
    Flowers  Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form 
    Ornamental Features
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