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Plantain Lily

Plantain Lily
Hosta
sp.

Useful clump forming groundcover. Prefers light to dense shade in soils that are rich in organic matter. Varieties available that grow from 6 inches to 3 feet tall and can spread from 1–5 times their height. Summer flowering with white to lavender flowers. Spacing varies from 12 inches to 3 feet depending on variety. Perennial. Hardy in Zone 4.

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