Hosta plantaginea - Flowers attract hummingbirds, and are fragrant and good as cut flowers

Hosta plantaginea - Flowers attract hummingbirds, and are fragrant and good as cut flowers

Hosta plantaginea is the most heat-tolerant species from China, as well as being the only species that doesn't require a winter chilling period. Hosta plantaginea is noted not only for its shiny, light green foliage, but also for its 6" long, deliciously fragrant, white flowers. Beginning in August, the flowers, which open in late afternoon, could make any garden a fragrant oasis and a hummingbird haven. Each Hosta plantaginea clump reaches 40" wide on this great candidate for a mixed…

Hosta plantaginea is the most heat-tolerant species from China, as well as being the only species that doesn't require a winter chilling period. Hosta plantaginea is noted not only for its shiny, light green foliage, but also for its 6" long, deliciously fragrant, white flowers. Beginning in August, the flowers, which open in late afternoon, could make any garden a fragrant oasis and a hummingbird haven. Each Hosta plantaginea clump reaches 40" wide on this great candidate for a mixed…

(Hosta plantaginea); fragrant flowers on this semi shade loving large hosts plant.

(Hosta plantaginea); fragrant flowers on this semi shade loving large hosts plant.

Here's a variety you might grow for its flowers; Hosta plantaginea has green foliage and clusters of pure white blooms in summer that are wonderfully fragrant. Size: 24 inches tall, 48 inches wide Zones: 3-9 Slug Resistant: No Flowers: White Year Introduced: Wild type

Here's a variety you might grow for its flowers; Hosta plantaginea has green foliage and clusters of pure white blooms in summer that are wonderfully fragrant. Size: 24 inches tall, 48 inches wide Zones: 3-9 Slug Resistant: No Flowers: White Year Introduced: Wild type

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