plantain lily definition

  • noun:
    • some of several east Asian flowers regarding the genus Hosta, widely cultivated because of their clumps of long-lasting foliage and their particular white, blue, or lilac plants borne in a terminal, scapose, one-sided raceme. Also called hosta.
    • any of numerous perennials having mounds of magnificent broad-ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac blossoms; used as floor cover

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