Hosta plantaginea / Plantain Lily
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Hosta plantaginea / Plantain Lily


    Hosta plantaginea, also known as August Lily or Fragrant Plantain Lily, is a herbaceous perennial plant that belongs to the Hosta genus. It is native to China, Korea, and Japan and is widely grown in gardens around the world.

    The Hosta plantaginea typically grows to be around 18-24 inches tall and 24-30 inches wide, making it a medium-sized Hosta. It has heart-shaped leaves that are bright green in color and can grow up to 8 inches long and 6 inches wide. The leaves are smooth and glossy, with a slightly puckered texture.

    One of the most distinctive features of Hosta plantaginea is its fragrant, pure white flowers. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and can grow up to 4 inches in diameter, and bloom in late summer or early fall. They grow on tall stalks that can reach up to 3 feet tall, making them stand out against the lush green foliage.

    Hosta plantaginea is a shade-loving plant and prefers moist, well-drained soil. It can thrive in partial sun or full shade and is an excellent choice for adding interest to a shade garden. The plant is also known to be deer resistant and attracts pollinators such as hummingbirds and butterflies.

    Overall, Hosta plantaginea is a beautiful and versatile plant that can add both visual and olfactory interest to any garden.

    Height 70cm
    Width 100cm
    Bloom Time June-August
    Zone 3