Definition of plantain lily in English:

plantain lily

Syllabification: plan·tain lil·y


  • another term for hosta.
    More 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.

More definitions of plantain lily

Definition of plantain lily in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea