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Hostaclausa var. clausa

Statusspecies

Originator(s)Nakai 1930/AHS 1993

OriginKorea:Kyeong-gi-do

Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width 

Leaf length x width8x3 cm (3x1 in.)

Vein pairs4-5

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leaflanceolate, shiny

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height 

Flowerpurple,red base,closed

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodAugust

Fertileno

Pod 

Ploidy3-3-3

Patents 

Info6" tall. Part Sun to Light Shade. Tolerates sun.
Less known than the standard hybrids, but no less wonderful, this spreading species makes an unusual groundcover of very dark green lance shaped leaves.
In mid July, from the base of each rosette, flower stalks reach 22" tall, with flower buds that never open (clausa = closed). The buds are deep lavender with a hot pink ring around the base of the buds... very striking!
Straplike dark green leaves; unique red-purple buds that do not open.
Dark green, glossy upright leaves. Stoloniferous. Unusual purple flowers with a fuchsia-pink ring. The flowers elongate but never open.

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