Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

  • Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate-growing clumps to 2 ft. high, 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOS-tuh plan-taj-INN-ee-a
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate-growing clumps to 2 ft. high, 3 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Design IdeasUse this sizable solid-green Hosta as background foliage or as a blooming perennial with its spikes of scented white flowers. Takes filtered sun and makes a great filler for perennial beds in cool climates. Works well as a foundation planting or to screen the sides of steps.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs wet or constantly moist soil.