Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Brim Cup, 1986, Aden, Paul,

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Brim Cup

Origin: Aden 392 x Wide Brim

R - Registered

Registered Year: 1986

Registered By: Aden, Paul

Vein pairs - Number: 8

Mound General size
Medium (10" to 18" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average
Proportions (w x h) about Equal

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 16 x 12

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 7 x 5

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Detail
Corrugated, Seer-suckered, Dimpled
Cupped (edges upward)

Dark Green
Margin Cream
Margin Wide
Changes Coloring (Spring into Summer)


Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Medium green leaves are slightly crinkled and distinctly cupped, framed with a crisp irregular white margin that is quite wide. Mature leaves display considerable seer-suckering. Yellow fades in mid-summer. Prone to drawstring effect.

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

Hosta Library link:

MyHostas Database link: Cup

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

(Image by ViolaAnn)
"'Brim Cup' - June 24, 2008"
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