Botanical Name
Hosta ‘Big Daddy’
Common Name Plantain Lily
Type Perennial
Exposure Sun to Part Shade
Size for Description LARGE HOSTA
Bloom Time Late Summer
Flower Color White
Fall Color  
Growth Rate  
Butterflies yes
Hummingbirds yes
Deer Resistant Frequently damaged by deer
Drought Tolerant yes
Moisture Lover yes
Walnut Tolerant yes
Wet Areas yes
Groundcover yes
Comment large mass of thick, chalky blue leaves.  The rounded leaves become cupped and puckered when mature.
Care Seed heads may be removed to improve appearance.  However, the seeds do provide food for birds and may be left.  Cut foliage to ground after killing frost or in the early spring.
Zone 3