plantain lily


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plantain lily:

see lilylily,
common name for the Liliaceae, a plant family numbering several thousand species of as many as 300 genera, widely distributed over the earth and particularly abundant in warm temperate and tropical regions.
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Suitable plantings would be French marigold (Tagetes "Safari Tangerine") with zebra grass or plantain lily, and Grace Ward (Lithodora diffusa), an evergreen which produces masses of bright blue flowers in summer and is perfect cascading over walls, planted near Anemone hupehensis "September Charm", which produces soft pink flowers in late summer, and sea holly with its blue hues.
Suitable plantings would be French marigold, pictured above, (Tagetes Safari Tangerine) with zebra grass or plantain lily, and Grace Ward (Lithodora diffusa), an evergreen which produces masses of bright blue flowers in summer and is perfect cascading over walls, planted near Anemone hupehensis September Charm, which produces soft pink flowers in late summer, and sea holly with its blue hues.
Yet another plant, which by day is passed up due its commonality in the garden, though at night it imparts with aroma so strong that you cannot believe that there isn't a garden gnome lurking around it and teasing you with the sweet scent of honey, by which this plant gets its name, is the Honeybell plantain lily (Hosta plantaginea 'Honeybells').