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Hostaalismifolia

Statusspecies hybrid

Originator(s)Fumio Maekawa 1984/AHS 1993

OriginJapan:Gifu pr. and Aichi pr.,Honshu

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Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width50x112 cm (20x44 in.)

Leaf length x width28x9 cm (11x4 in.)

Vein pairs7-11

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafshiny

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height90 cm (35 in.)

Flowerpurple

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly - August

Fertileno

Pod 

Ploidy3-3-3

Patents 

InfoJN: Baran Giboshi = "Baran hosta".
The shiny, dark green foliage and upright habit make this an ornamentally beneficial plant. It orginates from the island of Honshu, Japan where it is named 'Baran Giboshi'.

Sports'Shirofukurin Baran' sport/gw

Progeny'Gosan Gold Sword' = PP x rectifolia 'Ogon'
'Gosan Lettuce' = 'Ogon Tachi' x PP