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Hosta plantaginea var. grandiflora
Common Name: August Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Hosta plantaginea var. grandiflora

Light green, glossy, beautifully ribbed leaves and spectacular, large, extremely fragrant white flowers in summer. The foliage of plantagineas is thinner than many other hostas. Plant in shade away from heat and drying winds.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forests, grassy slopes and rocky places from near sea level to 2200 metres.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Polemonium carneum "'Apricot Delight'"

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