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Hosta ‘Big Daddy’

Family: Asparagaceae

Common name: PLANTAIN LILY

Native to: Garden Origin

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 3 feet

Flower

magenta/purple

Leaf

light

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: beneficial insects, bird, hummingbird

Bird species attracted to plant: flycatcher, jay, martin, oriole, phoebe swallow, sparrow, swift

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: shade

Landscape use: container

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: -10 to +40 °F

Water: regular

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