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Hosta

Scientific Name: Hosta sp.

Family: Asparagaceae

Height: 1.5-3 ft

Spread: 2-3 ft.

Bloom Time: July

Native Range: China and Japan

Ecological Value: None

Human Value: Shoots, leaves and flowers are edible. Leaves are best when young although tough and bitter when older. They can be grown as cut and come again leaves. The stems can be used like asparagus.

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