The University of Mississippi
Landscape Services Department

Hosta


Scientific: Hosta

Family: Liliaceae
Hostas are undoubtedly the most reliable and rewarding foliage plant family in current popularity. Cold-hardy and easy to grow, they are indispensable plants for the shady garden. Grown for the variety and pattern of their leaves, hostas contribute all-season interest to any shaded area. Some also do well in the sun if in moist, deep soil, and many are very suitable to a morning or partial sun situation. Their flowers brighten up the summer border.


 


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