plantain lily


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Synonyms for plantain lily

any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers

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Yet another plant, which by day is passed up due its commonality in the garden, though at night it imparts with aroma so strong that you cannot believe that there isn't a garden gnome lurking around it and teasing you with the sweet scent of honey, by which this plant gets its name, is the Honeybell plantain lily (Hosta plantaginea 'Honeybells').
I've watched hummers hover around brightly colored flowers, such as red salvia, canna lily, cleome, butterfly bushes, zinnia, daylily, and hosta plantain lily.
Beautiful, strong of spirit, Chan Moly Sam has tucked a lavender plantain lily from the perennial garden behind one ear, where it instantly looks tropical (Laksmi says fondly that her mom has a thing about flowers).
Toxic plants: Asiatic lily, asparagus fern, begonia, box, calla lily, cherr y laurel, clematis, cordyline, chrysanthemum, daisy, daffodil bulbs, dahlia, delphinium, elderberry, eucalyptus, flax, foxglove, geranium, grape plant, green seed potatoes, hydrangea, ivy, lobelia, lupin, marigold, nerium oleander, peony, plantain lily, poppy, privet hedge, tomato plant, verbena, wisteria, yew tree.
THE HERBACEOUS PLANTS: Columbine, wormweed, centranthus, dicentra, foxgloves, hesperis, irises, mullein, peony, bedstraw, plantain lily, masterwort, milkweed, giant fennel, fennel, anthriscus, onopordon, blessed mary's thistle, Jacob's ladder, mourning widow, mayflower, lily of the valley, geraniums, and cardoon.