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Hosta 'Bridegroom'
Common Name: Plantain Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Hosta  'Bridegroom'
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From legendary hosta breeder and mentor Herb Benedict, comes one of the most distinct green leaved hostas ever developed. Each plant produces rippled heart-shaped green leaves which curl upward, while the sides of the leaf cascade downward. Purple bell-shaped flowers open in midseason. Site this fascinating hosta as a specimen where one may appreciate the intriguing beauty of its unusual form. Recipient of the 2004 AHS Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Award.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Forests, grassy slopes and rocky places from near sea level to 2200 metres.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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