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The botanical name of Hosta plant is Hosta spp. And common names are Hosta, plantain lily. The Hosta plant is an herbaceous perennial plant and the plants are a very hardy and versatile plant. The plant is toxic to dogs and cats. The Hosta plant grows well in zones three to nine and it needs minimal maintenance. The Hosta plant is often considered a shade garden plant and the plant can thrive in pots as well. The Hosta plants have many shades of green and yellow leaves as well leaf variations making the plant an excellent addition to a balcony, porch, or patio area. If your garden area is actually prone to slugs, you can easily plant your Hosta in a pot. To learn how to grow Hosta in pots visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to