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Visual and verbal explanations for why hostas are so popular.
Hostas in Landscape Design : Photo Essay
March 15, 2002 by Evelyn J. Hadden
blue hosta with hand Hostas come in all sizes, from tiny clumps only a few inches across to shrub-sized mounds with leaves larger than the human hand.
Bell-shaped hosta flowers occur on a stalk that rises above the cluster of leaves. Many varieties have fragrant flowers. Flowering time varies from early summer to late summer, and flowers may last several weeks. blooming hostas
mixed hostas Mixed varieties of hostas are often planted together in a shade garden.
Hostas blend well with other shade-tolerant plants. The gold leaves of this young 'Sum and Substance' hosta set off the lime-green flowers of lady's mantle (Alchemilla mollis).gold hosta with other shade-tolerant plants
hostas line curving walkway Hostas can also be effectively planted en masse; this double row of blooming hostas makes a dramatic statement lining a curved walkway.
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