Also see 'Nameoki'.
Introduced from Japan in the USA before 1939.
Powdery green above, shiny below. Sharply pointed, undulating.
Flower buds are ball shaped . Flowers are pinkish lavender.
Likes shade but dislikes ground covers underneath.
Large sized pointed, light green leaves.
Rounded, heart-shaped green leaves. Excellent for mass plantings, it is very vigorous, multiplies rapidly, and is very floriferous. Lavender flowers.
Name has been incorrectly used for H. nakaiana, a much smaller plant (6-7vp).