Scientific Name: Hosta cvs. Form: Mounded
Common Name:hosta, plantain lilyTexture:Very coarse
Family Name:AsparagaceaeHabit: Arching, Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial, Flowering cut plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, White, Violet, Pink, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Black, Green, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Clump forming; leaves large, cordate, with heavy parallel venation towards the apex; florets with 6 tepals in racemes to 80 cm tall.