Hosta 'Squash Casserole'

Plantain Lily

Tips for Homeowners:

Fertilize in the spring if needed.  Apply deterrent if deer are a problem.

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'Squash Casserole' may be an unusual name for a hosta, but it clearly expresses that the plant has character and lots of it.

  • Attractive green to yellow leaves
  • Low, wide mounded habit
  • Pale lavender flowers

Add a new variety to a hosta collection! You can also plant one type in large quantities as a ground cover, or enjoy hostas as an accent to other neighboring perennials in the woodland garden.

Height: 12-20 in
Spread: 36-40 in
Zone: 2-8
Color: Lavender

Interesting Notes about Plantain Lily:

Hostas are wonderful plants for the shady garden. You can plant them in more sun for more flowers, but in the heat of the summer they will need extra water to keep from getting scorched. 

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Ground Cover
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Mass Planting
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Chartreuse
  • Green


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Humming-birds


  • Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained