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Hosta, Plantain lily 'Wide brim'

Hosta 'Wide Brim'

Photo: Hosta, Plantain lily 'Wide brim'

General 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 or woodland gardens.

Plant requirements

Full to partial shade. Needs constantly moist soil.

Maintenance

Removal of old leaves anytime. Very susceptible to slugs and snails!

Practical use

Borders, containers, under trees. Good with ferns and other shade-loving plants.

Properties

Height
40 - 60 cm
Color
Soil type
Clay, Loam
Sunlight
Partial shade, Full shade
PH
Acid
Moisture
Moist but well-drained