Hostas are beautiful shade plants. This page tells you all you need to know about choosing the right plants and care of hostas. Our yard has some hostas. They come back every year big and beautiful. I like that this page tells how to divide them.
Hosta plantaginea. Clump Size: (L) 48"x25". Leaf Size: 12"x11". Smooth and shiny, medium green leaves with prominent veins, cascading to form a nice mound. Very fragrant, 6" long, pure white flowers bloom in August.Needs a fair amount of heat and sunlight to bloom. Plant the crowns about 2" below the soil and apply a winter mulch. Keep them well watered in the summer. Part sun to full shade. Humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Zones: 2 - 9