Exposure
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Photo Courtesy of Carol Brashear

Hosta 'Mayflower Moon'

Plantain Lily

Bright Green/Yellow foliage combined with a lovely texture on the leaves makes this a perfect specimen plant.

Height:

16-18 in

Spacing:

22-24"

Additional:

Bright Green!

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Purple

Hosta (hos'-ta)

Family: Liliaceae · Common Name: Plantain Lily, Funkia

Hostas come in a wide array of sizes, leaf colors and leaf shapes. Spikes of bell-shaped flowers are white or lavender and bloom spring and summer. Large hostas are stunning as accent plants. Small varieties are great in mixed plantings or rock gardens.

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