Hosta are herbaceous perennials.
Other Names: Plantain Lily, Funkia, August
Descriptions: Hosta are known for their
lush low growing foliage with shiny leaves that
are blue, green, white, gold, and varigated patterns.
Delicate flowers bloom on a stalk that rises from
the thick foliage.
Size: Hosta grow from 2 inches to 3 feet
Symbolism: Hosta symbolizes devotion.
Grow Details: Hosta are easy to grow,
shade tolerant perennials.
Soil Type: Hosta
has loose and well drained soil.
Soil PH: PH 6.5 - 7.5
Water: Well Watered
Light: Part Shade to Full Shade
to Full Sun
Grow Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Height: Hosta grow from 2 inches
to 3 feet tall.
Flower Colors: Lavender, White
Propagation: Propagate Hosta by division.
Division/Transplants: Divide Hosta
in the Spring.
Blooming Period: Summer
Herbal Remedy Properties: Hosta does not
have any known medicinal uses.
Native Area: Hostas are native to Japan,
Korea, and China.
Other: An essential oil extracted from
hosta leaves, is used in perfume.