Definition of plantain lily in English:

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plantain lily

noun

Another term for hosta.
Example sentences
  • Hostas, of course, love damp: Frances Williams, a plantain lily with attractive, heart-shaped leaves is a good one but just keep in mind how much slugs and snails love Hostas.
  • Hostas, also known as plantain lilies, need not be confined to being grown exclusively in garden plots.
  • Hostas, or plantain lilies, are popular because they give color and texture to perennial gardens from mid-spring until mid-fall.

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Syllabification: plan·tain lil·y

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