Fragrant Plantainlily (Hosta plantaginea)香玉簪
Also called August lily. It is one of fragrant hostas. Hardy perennial and it is very easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. This is not good in full shade location. Large white flowers bloom in August, the flowers are with strong pleasant sweet fragrance similar with jasmine flowers. Good for cut flower. USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) x 2′-4′(W). Easy to propagate by dividing the plant clumps in early spring.
香玉簪又名八月百合. 是玉簪中少數有香味的. 它是強健的多年生草本花卉且非常容易栽種在全日照到半日照濕潤的土壤. 夏天開白色強香大花有著像茉莉花的怡人甜香. 適合做為切花花材. 非常耐寒. 成熟株高為1.5-2呎,寬幅為2-4呎. 容易於初春分株繁殖.
My own H p are in too much shade and it’s true, they don’t do well. The others in the neighborhood are doing fantastic right now. The fragrance is heavenly!
I love its nice fragrance!! 🙂
Lovely white blossoms. 🙂 Reminds me a bit of jasmine. Do they smell?
Very beautiful flowers!
You’re welcome! 🙂