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Hosta spp.

Plantain Lily

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Hosta spp.
Principal Common Name Plantain Lily
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Large leaves may be heart-shaped, lance-shaped, oval to round on individual leaf stalks rising from the ground in a clump.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Japan, China, Korea
Height Range 1 - 3 FT
Spread Range 1 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21
USDA Zones 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b
Leaf Color Blue-green : Bright Green : Chartreuse : Dark Green : Dark Green with white veins : Gray-Green : Green : Green-White : Lime Green : Medium Green : Silver : Variegated : White edged
Leaf Texture Bumpy : Leathery : Oval : Pointed : Prominent veined : Round : Smooth : Wavy margin
Form Bulb
Flower Color Blue : Lavender : White
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Shade : Deep Shade : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Container Plant : Cut Flower : Flower : Foliage : Frost tolerant

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