Hosta – Plantain Lily

Plantain Lily


Hostas, the ultimate shade plant! They demand little of you besides a bit of shade and will come back year after year. Hostas give a blast of bold texture as well as a variety of leaf colors, patterns and shapes. Hosta foliage now comes in an impressive array of color: hues of green, gold to nearly yellow, with a large array of stripes and variegations.

Plant Type: Perennial


Garden Area: Front West Garden


  • White to lavender flowers
  • Shade-loving perennial
  • Great in mass plantings
  • Flowers in summer

Care and Maintenance
Water: Low (once established) Fertilization:
Cold Hardiness: -30 to -40°F Pruning:
Sun Requirements: Shade / No Direct Sunlight Bloom Season: Summer
Spacing: 18-24" Flower Colour: White to lavender
Average Size: 12-24" x 12-24" Growth Rate: Very Slow


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