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Hosta plantaginea

Plantain Lily

Shiny, light green, heart-shaped leaves. Bright filtered sun improves vigor and blooming. The only true night blooming hosta whose blooms stay open through the next day. VERY fragrant, large white tubular flowers in August.


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  • Category:Hosta
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:18-24 Inches
  • Spread:30-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: White

Prefers bright shade and humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil, but will tolerate average to dry soils and full shade.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
August
Foliage Color
Chartreuse
Green
Additional Information about Hosta plantaginea

Blue leaved varieties will maintain the best color in cool, light shade. Many variegated varieties will lose some of their variegation in the heat of summer or when grown in deep shade.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Hosta plantaginea

Very drought tolerant once established, they will look their best if provided ample moisture and light fertilization in spring. They can grow in sandy to clay soils. They are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds and can be grown under black walnut trees.