Hosta Plantain Lily
The large, attractive, textured leaves of Hosta make strong accents in the shade garden. A wide range of plain and variegated leaf forms are available, with tall spikes of bell-shaped flowers in midsummer. Plant in moist, rich soil for best reuslts, but they will also be tolerant of drier areas. Protect from slugs and divide in early spring or fall. A very dependable plant!