|Originator(s)||Japan/Liberty Hyde Bailey 1930/AHS 2002|
|Plant height x width||38x105 cm (15x41 in.)|
|Leaf length x width||17x10 cm (7x4 in.)|
|Leaf color||dark green,white edge|
|Scape height||75 cm (30 in.)|
As the story goes, Thomas Hogg imported it in North America (1875) after obtaining it from street vendors in Yokohama.
JN: Otafuku Giboshi = "moon-faced (rounded) hosta".
Leaves have blunt-pointed tips, green with a white margin; purplish-lilac flwrs.
It is probably the first hosta to come directly from Japan into the United States. Moderately stoloniferous, a single plant will in time spread into large colonies. Its species epithet was derived from decorus = nice, ornate. (Plant 18x12)
Also known as 'Thomas Hogg', it has blunt tipped dark green leaves with white margins. Somewhat stoloniferous. Purple flowers. 10-75% shade.
|Sports||'Decorata Normalis' sport/gg|
'Spring Sensation' sport/yy
|Progeny||'Belle Robinson' seedling|
'Betsy King' = PP x sieboldii
'Betty Hill' seedling
'Dorothy ' = PP x 'Fortunei'
'Goddess of Athena' selfed
'Pancakes' = PP x plantaginea