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Also plant summer-flowering bulbs: alliums, cannas, hostas and daylilies.
Her gardens were filled with unusual hosta plants, holly, winter berries and other plants.
The couple's research led them to plant gingers, ferns, hosta and grasses and then add in garden sculpture, including a Zen-style fountain surrounded by Macho ferns.
In the woodland garden combine with hostas, ferns, and the repeat blooming Encore azaleas.
The multi-tiered backyard, which also includes a gazebo and three small ponds, comes alive with lilies, hostas and other plants in the spring.
Like the fragrant hostas, these flowers open later in the day and perfume the air, attracting pollinators from across the city. Fantasize a little.
Some of Prinzing’s favorites include lady’s mantle, hosta, lamb’s ears, purple basil, scented geranium foliage, heuchera and ninebark.
Under large trees or in the deep shade of buildings, where few plants can get enough sunlight to flower, gardeners turn to foliage for drama, with perennials such as hosta, Siberian bugloss, wild ginger or goldenray (Ligularia).
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There are about 40 species of hostas or plantain lilies, which are hardy perennials in the lily family, native to eastern Asia. They prefer light shade, but will grow under a variety of conditions. They are valued for their conspicuous foliage, which may be light to dark green, yellow, blue, or variegated. The ribbed leaves grow in a cluster at the base, and stalks bearing clusters of tubular white or bluish-purple flowers emerge from the leaves.
Origin and Etymology of hosta
First Known Use: 1930See Words from the same year
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