This plant has a strong fragrance
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Fragrant Plantain Lily Overview
Hosta plantaginea is a herbaceous perennial that forms a dome-shaped mound of foliage. It has ovate, light green, glossy leaves and white, trumpet-shaped flowers that are produced on erect stems and which produce a strong fragrance. Best planted away from cold, dry winds in moist soil. Attractive to slugs and snails!
Fragrant Plantain Lily Companion Plants
How to propagate Fragrant Plantain Lily
Divide clumps every 4 or 5 years in late summer or early spring. Ensure each section has 1 to 3 good buds and trim away damaged roots. Replant at their original depth in the ground with the shoots just poking through the soil. Water and apply a granular feed.
Collect seeds in autumn from dry seed heads, sow in Spring and place in a cold frame.
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Other uses of Fragrant Plantain Lily
Shade, border, fragrance, cutting bed, walls, rock garden, ground cover