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Hosta, Flagrant Plantain or Plantain Lily


Fine foliaged perennials Leaves large radical ovatecordate, yellow-green with longitudinal veins Flowers somewhat fragrant, individually tubular w/6 spreading lobes. Flowers summer-early autumn.


Light to full shade, bright sun may burn leaves in some locations... Water to keep damp but Not sodden.


Propagate by division in spring, but clumps improve with age don't disturb more than necessary. Sometimes called Funkia also. (Shiny spots on leaves on 3 pics are raindrops) Note pic 4 some leaves may be variegated.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 1, 2012
Submitted on Jun 1, 2012

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