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Hosta 'Mini Skirt'
Plantain lilies 'Mini Skirt'
Plantain lilies 'Mini Skirt' is a charmingly diminutive perennial with wavy edges and thick leaves that form a compact mound. Its foliage, a tapestry of vibrant green centers and creamy margins, creates a striking visual contrast. Lavender blooms rise on slender stalks in summer, adding a subtle flourish to plantain lilies 'Mini Skirt''s ornamental appeal. Ideal for small gardens or containers, it thrives in dappled shade, with its size influenced by the richness and moisture of the soil.
Hosta 'Krossa Regal'
Plantain lilies 'Krossa Regal'
The plantain lilies 'Krossa Regal' is distinguished by its size, large to giant, as well as by the fact that it is not a mounding hosta but instead grows upright. It may still spread to 1.8 m wide but will grow taller than other varieties – up to 91 cm. The plant's leaves are blue-green and it produces light purple blooms atop tall stems.
Hosta 'Rhino Hide'
Plantain lilies 'Rhino Hide'
As a cultivar, the most notable feature of plantain lilies 'Rhino Hide' is its thick, textured, leathery leaves. These have additional interest in their two-tone green and chartreuse coloring. It makes an excellent backdrop or ground cover for flashier plants and is more pest-resistant than other cultivars, although slugs and snails remain a problem.
Hosta plantaginea 'Grandiflora'
Fragrant plantain lily 'Grandiflora'
Fragrant plantain lily 'Grandiflora' is a lush, shade-loving perennial known for its large, fragrant white flowers that bloom in late summer. This cultivar stands out with its broad, heart-shaped leaves that create a dense foliage mound. The plant thrives in moist, well-drained soils, its impressive blossoms and robust greenery providing a refreshing contrast under canopy shadows.
Hosta 'Dancing Queen'
Plantain lilies 'Dancing Queen'
Plantain lilies 'Dancing Queen' is vastly different from the plant it was cultivated from, sporting light rather than dark green leaves. This Hosta cultivar is an offspring of H. "Split Personality." Perhaps it was named "Dancing Queen" for its majestic nature and showy appearance.
Hosta 'Wide Brim'
Plantain lilies 'Wide Brim'
Plantain lilies 'Wide Brim' is a plantain lily cultivar distinguished by its mound-forming growth habit and heart-shaped leaves with a bluish tint. Each is adorned with irregular creamy yellow markings. Among variegated versions of the plants, plantain lilies 'Wide Brim' is one of the most popular.
Hosta hybrid
Hosta hybrid
Hosta hybrid are lush, shade-loving perennials known for their verdant foliage that comes in various shapes and colors, often with striking variegation. They thrive in moist, well-drained soil, forming dense clumps that provide elegant ground cover. Their summer blooms, though less prominent, rise on slender stalks, adding a subtle charm to their leafy display.
Hosta 'Patriot'
Plantain lilies 'Patriot'
A sport of the notable Hosta 'Francee,' plantain lilies 'Patriot' is a gorgeous variegated cultivar that has been selected for its satin-like, heart-shaped leaves with broad and prominent pure white markings at the leaf edges. This is one of the most popular variegated plantain lily cultivars.
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Semele is a genus of flowering plants native to the Canary Islands and Madeira. Three species are recognized.
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Dipcadi
It is widely distributed occurring in southern Europe most of Africa and the Middle East through to the Indian subcontinent. Species of dipcadi grow from small bulbs. The solitary flower stem (scape) bears a loose raceme of green or brown flowers sometimes with different colours at the tips of the three inner tepals. The black seeds are in the shape of a disc or a flattened globe. As of spring 2013 the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognized 41 species and one hybrid.
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Barnardia is a small genus of bulbous flowering plants. Plants of barnardia grow from bulbs. The flowers appear in the autumn and are borne in a dense raceme containing small narrow bracts. Individual flowers are star-shaped, small, and with pink or more rarely white tepals. The elongated seeds are dark brown in colour. The genus has two species, one found in the Balearic Islands and north-west Africa, the other in East Asia.
Bowiea
Bowiea
Bowiea genus contains only one species: Bowiea volubilis, sometimes called the climbing onion. An odd-looking plant, this succulent perennial has a large, onion-like bulb that grows half-buried in the ground. It goes dormant during winter and develops new twining stems. It is often grown as an ornamental plant. In nature, bowiea grow in desert areas of eastern and southern Africa.
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Fringe-lily
Fringe-lily is a genus of perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae. They are mostly native to Australia with 45 of the 50 known species occurring in Western Australia alone, although a few species range northward into New Guinea and Southeast Asia as far north as southern China.
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Hosta 'Mini Skirt'
Plantain lilies 'Mini Skirt'
Plantain lilies 'Mini Skirt' is a charmingly diminutive perennial with wavy edges and thick leaves that form a compact mound. Its foliage, a tapestry of vibrant green centers and creamy margins, creates a striking visual contrast. Lavender blooms rise on slender stalks in summer, adding a subtle flourish to plantain lilies 'Mini Skirt''s ornamental appeal. Ideal for small gardens or containers, it thrives in dappled shade, with its size influenced by the richness and moisture of the soil.
Hosta 'Krossa Regal'
Plantain lilies 'Krossa Regal'
The plantain lilies 'Krossa Regal' is distinguished by its size, large to giant, as well as by the fact that it is not a mounding hosta but instead grows upright. It may still spread to 1.8 m wide but will grow taller than other varieties – up to 91 cm. The plant's leaves are blue-green and it produces light purple blooms atop tall stems.
Hosta 'Rhino Hide'
Plantain lilies 'Rhino Hide'
As a cultivar, the most notable feature of plantain lilies 'Rhino Hide' is its thick, textured, leathery leaves. These have additional interest in their two-tone green and chartreuse coloring. It makes an excellent backdrop or ground cover for flashier plants and is more pest-resistant than other cultivars, although slugs and snails remain a problem.
Hosta plantaginea 'Grandiflora'
Fragrant plantain lily 'Grandiflora'
Fragrant plantain lily 'Grandiflora' is a lush, shade-loving perennial known for its large, fragrant white flowers that bloom in late summer. This cultivar stands out with its broad, heart-shaped leaves that create a dense foliage mound. The plant thrives in moist, well-drained soils, its impressive blossoms and robust greenery providing a refreshing contrast under canopy shadows.
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Semele
Semele
Semele is a genus of flowering plants native to the Canary Islands and Madeira. Three species are recognized.
Dipcadi
Dipcadi
It is widely distributed occurring in southern Europe most of Africa and the Middle East through to the Indian subcontinent. Species of dipcadi grow from small bulbs. The solitary flower stem (scape) bears a loose raceme of green or brown flowers sometimes with different colours at the tips of the three inner tepals. The black seeds are in the shape of a disc or a flattened globe. As of spring 2013 the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognized 41 species and one hybrid.
Eustrephus
Eustrephus
Arthropodium
Rock lily
Barnardia
Barnardia
Barnardia is a small genus of bulbous flowering plants. Plants of barnardia grow from bulbs. The flowers appear in the autumn and are borne in a dense raceme containing small narrow bracts. Individual flowers are star-shaped, small, and with pink or more rarely white tepals. The elongated seeds are dark brown in colour. The genus has two species, one found in the Balearic Islands and north-west Africa, the other in East Asia.
Bowiea
Bowiea
Bowiea genus contains only one species: Bowiea volubilis, sometimes called the climbing onion. An odd-looking plant, this succulent perennial has a large, onion-like bulb that grows half-buried in the ground. It goes dormant during winter and develops new twining stems. It is often grown as an ornamental plant. In nature, bowiea grow in desert areas of eastern and southern Africa.
Thysanotus
Fringe-lily
Fringe-lily is a genus of perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae. They are mostly native to Australia with 45 of the 50 known species occurring in Western Australia alone, although a few species range northward into New Guinea and Southeast Asia as far north as southern China.
Pseudogaltonia
Pseudogaltonia
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