Photo Courtesy of Darwin Perennials

Hosta Velvet Moon (Plantain Lily)

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear pointy leaves with a green centre and wide chartreuse margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of ‘Abiqua Moonbeam’

Blooms mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture