Definition of Plantain lily

1. Noun. Any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover.

Exact synonyms: Day Lily
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Funka, Genus Funka, Genus Hosta, Hosta



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantain Lily

plant tumours
plant virus
plant viruses
planta
planta pedis
plantable
plantacyanin
plantage
plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed
plantain
plantain family
plantain lily (current term)
plantain seed
plantain tree
plantains
plantal
plantalgia
plantar
plantar aponeurosis
plantar arch
plantar arterial arch
plantar calcaneocuboid ligament
plantar calcaneonavicular ligament
plantar cuboideonavicular ligament
plantar cuneocuboid ligament
plantar cuneonavicular ligaments

Literary usage of Plantain lily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"It is a very graceful and delicate plant, blooming from midsummer to early autumn. plantain lily. (FUNKIA OVATA. ..."

2. Ornamental Gardening for Americans: A Treatise on Beautifying Homes, Rural by Elias A. Long (1899)
"Japan plantain lily (F, Japonica).—Lavender; narrow leaves ; 2 feet. Siebold's plantain lily (F. Sieboldii).—Pale pink ; 12 to 18 inches. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Engl. Narrow-leaved plantain-lily Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and occasionally escaped at abandoned homesites, roadsides and waste areas. ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Engl. Narrow-leaved plantain-lily Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and occasionally escaped at abandoned homesites, roadsides and waste areas. ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"... herbaceous plant (plantain lily). ordinary fringe of the fine hardy Siebold's plantain lily, long- enduring in beauty. The reason of the success of this ..."

6. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"It is a very graceful and delicate plant, blooming from midsummer to early autumn. plantain lily. (FUNKIA OVATA. ..."

7. Ornamental Gardening for Americans: A Treatise on Beautifying Homes, Rural by Elias A. Long (1899)
"Japan plantain lily (F, Japonica).—Lavender; narrow leaves ; 2 feet. Siebold's plantain lily (F. Sieboldii).—Pale pink ; 12 to 18 inches. ..."

8. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Engl. Narrow-leaved plantain-lily Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and occasionally escaped at abandoned homesites, roadsides and waste areas. ..."

9. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Engl. Narrow-leaved plantain-lily Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and occasionally escaped at abandoned homesites, roadsides and waste areas. ..."

10. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"... herbaceous plant (plantain lily). ordinary fringe of the fine hardy Siebold's plantain lily, long- enduring in beauty. The reason of the success of this ..."

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