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Hostacapitata

Statusspecies

Originator(s)Nakai 1930/AHS 1993

OriginJapan&Korea:

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Size categorymedium

Plant height x width25x45 cm (10x18 in.)

Leaf length x width12x9 cm (5x3 in.)

Vein pairs7-9

Leaf colorgreen

Variegation 

Leafpiecrust

Petiolepurple

Scapelamellar ridges

Scape height70 cm (28 in.)

Flowerlavender

Flower length5 cm (2 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJune - July

Fertileyes

Pod 

Ploidy2-2-2

Patents 

Info='Iya'.
='Kanzashi'.
JN: Iya Giboshi = "hosta from Iya".
JN: Kanzashi Giboshi = the "ornamental hair pin hosta".
Medium sized with wavy green leaves.
Medium green leaves with ruffled edges; lavender flowers.
Satiny mid-green; heart; rippled margin; strongly red-dotted petioles.
Flowers: purple, dark stripes, July-August.
Heart shaped leaves are wavy edged, medium-green, similar to 'Nakaimo'.
Distinctly unique, imbricated flower buds!
Purple to light lavender flowers.

Sports'Nameoki' sport or hybrid
'Ogon Kanzashi' sport/yy

Progeny'Amanuma' = venusta x PP
'Nakaimo' hybrid