At a Glance
- Exposure: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
- Mature Height: 6 Inches to 4 Feet
- USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
- Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
- Foliage Color: Green, Silver/White, Variegated, Yellow
- Bloom Color: Lavender, White
- Bloom Season: June through August
- Size: Small, Medium, Tall
Features of Plantain Lily, Hosta
An extremely varied group of plants offering neat mounds of foliage in greens, yellows and blue-gray to variegated. Spikes of flowers that often fragrant. A staple of the shade garden.
- Moist soils with good organic matter content helps to ensure quality leaf production.
- Does better in light-filtered sun while there are a few that will tolerate full sun with moisture.