Photo by Melody
Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.

Plant Identification: SOLVED: white blooming hosta

Communities > Forums > Plant Identification
bookmark
Forum: Plant IdentificationReplies: 3, Views: 49
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent

woodspirit1

woodspirit1
Lake Toxaway, NC
(Zone 7a)

August 4, 2002
2:40 PM

Post #38628

darius and I saw a hosta blooming with very large white blossoms on it. All the other hostas are through blooming around here. I tried to pull up Shady Oaks website to see if I could find it but keep getting a message "this website cannot be displayed." Can anyone help? I couldn't figure it out in the plants database, there are over 3,000 hostas there!
smiln32
Oklahoma City, OK
(Zone 7a)

August 4, 2002
6:48 PM

Post #319338

I have a large hosta that blooms white flowers. It's Fried Green Tomatoes. Check the hosta library?
lupinelover
Grove City, OH
(Zone 6a)


August 4, 2002
6:50 PM

Post #319341

There is a hosta species that blooms white in August; the common name is Plaintain Lily; I will have to check what the Latin name is: what you saw is probably a cultivar of that one. They are very fragrant.

woodspirit1

woodspirit1
Lake Toxaway, NC
(Zone 7a)

August 7, 2002
1:39 AM

Post #321025

OK, I posted this elsewhere and got a response. It is plantiginia hosta. I called the lady who owned the property where it was planted ( I got her number from her real estate agent - her house is for sale) and she agreed to give me some in the fall. In the meantime, ruby42 said she had had lots of them and would send them to darius and I. I love the nickname, Plantain Lily, thanks lupinelover

You cannot post until you register and login.


Other Plant Identification Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
SOLVED: Help with identification of this shrub dave 86 Nov 11, 2013 6:20 PM
SOLVED: Can Anyone Help Gayl 9 Jun 23, 2014 4:57 AM
SOLVED: help identify herb seeds????? dignbloom 6 Nov 4, 2010 8:08 PM
SOLVED: Mystery perennial dave 19 May 28, 2010 1:24 PM
SOLVED: Name my aloe??? tom1953 21 Jul 15, 2012 1:32 PM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America