What does Hosta mean?

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  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on May 18, 2018
    Any of a genus (Hosta) of Asian perennial herbaceous plants of the lily family with densely growing basal leaves and tall racemes of white or violet flowers — called also funkia, plantain lily.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 18, 2018
    hosta is a shade perennial

  • 2dogal 2dogal on May 18, 2018
    A Hosta plant is a Plantain lily of the asparagaceae family. There are many kinds and are the most popular of all shade plants due to their abundant and varied leaves. They go dormant in the winter but come back early spring.

  • Two27750702 Two27750702 on May 18, 2018

  • Gretchen Williams Arrant Gretchen Williams Arrant on May 18, 2018
    Hosta is a plant from Eastern Asia that has large wide leaves with a flower stalk that grows from the center of the plant. As for what it means, I don't think it means anything. They are shade tolerant and do well in the sun.

  • Sandra Freeman Vice Sandra Freeman Vice on May 18, 2018
    Hosta is a plant

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on May 18, 2018
    Hostas are great if you have shady areas where the won't get much afternoon sun. They are very drought tolerant and really fill in over time.