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Prices:
$5.00 Robyn's Nest (2001)
f8.50 Van den Top (1999)
$5.00 Naylor Creek (1999)
$4.95 AAA (1999)
$5.95 Bridgewood (1999)
$6.00 Savory (1999)
Descriptions:
='Thomas Hogg'.
='Otafuku Giboshi'.
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.
Progeny:
'Belle Robinson' seedling
'Betsy King' = PP x sieboldii
'Betty Hill' seedling
'Decorata Normalis' sport/gg
'Dorothy ' = PP x 'Fortunei'
'Goddess of Athena' selfed
'Pancakes' = PP x plantaginea
'Spring Sensation' sport/yy