COMMON NAME Hosta, Plantain Lily
TYPE rhizomatous, clumping, mounding perennial with green leaves
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT best with morning sun and then shade in borders, woodlands, meadows, stream sides
SOIL fertile, moist, well – drained soils
ZONE 3 – 9
FLOWER COLOR light violet tubular flowers in loose clusters along erect stems in mid - summer
NARRATIVE Beautiful clumps of lance shaped green leaves. Drought tolerant but will bloom better with supplemental water in summer. Will bloom better with morning sun. Clumps may be divided in late summer or early spring.