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Corfu lily
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A species of Hostas
Botanical name : Hosta plantaginea Genus : Hostas

Corfu lily, A species of Hostas
Botanical name: Hosta plantaginea
Genus: Hostas
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Corfu lily (Hosta plantaginea)

Description

The trademark feature of Asia-native plantain lilies is the numerous glossy oval leaves with deep parallel veins. The fragrant plantain lily is additionally decorated with strongly fragrant, trumpet-shaped, large white flowers, which are unique in the genus. Hosta plantaginea is one of the favorite cultivated plants for north-facing and shady gardens, but it also tolerates high humidity and temperatures.
Plant Type
Herb
Bloom Time
Summer, autumn
Flower Color
White
Leaf Color
Green
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General Info

Name story

Fragrant plantain lily
Its leaves are similar to Plantago. Not only are they symmetrical from left to right, but even the parallel-striped veins on its leaves are orderly. The plant can give off a good fragrance, and its flowers are white and shaped like lilies, so it is called the Fragrant Plantain Lily.

Symbolism

A refined person, devotion, friendship

Usages

Artistic Value
There are many poems praising the scented hosta in China.
Garden Use
Fragrant plantain lily is a herbaceous perennial commonly found in tropical gardens. It is prized for its fragrant flowers and unique, lined foliage. Its shade-loving growth habit makes it suitable for ground cover beneath tall shrubs and trees. Fragrant plantain lily is appropriate for pollinator and cottage-style gardens. Suggested companion plants include Bleeding Heart or Coral Bells to make strong color contrasts.

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