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Hostalongissima

Statusspecies

Originator(s)Honda 1935/AHS 1993

OriginWest Shizuoka pr., Aichi pr.,Japan

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Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width 

Leaf length x width20x2 cm (8x1 in.)

Vein pairs 

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafshiny, wavy margin, lanceolate

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height65 cm (26 in.)

Flower 

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly - August - September

Fertileyes

Pod 

Ploidy2-2-2

Patents 

InfoJN:Mizu Giboshi="swamp hosta".
Vase shaped plant.
Leaves matte green on top and shiny underneath.
Very long and narrow. Slightly leathered texture.
Reddish purple flowers in late summer. Fertile.
Small, narrow leaf dark green.
Upright, narrow green leaves. Great rock garden hosta. Purple flowers.
Shiny, narrow green foliage, upright growth habit. Beautiful flowers are purple, edged in white.
Medium, narrow green arching leaves. Purple flowers in August and September.
Dark shiny green; narrow blade or lanceolate; wavy margin; upright.
Purple-striped mauve flowers.

Sports'Asahi Comet' sport/gw
'Asahi Star' sport/yg
'Asahi Sunray' sport/gy
'Dim Those Lights' sport/wg
'Hanazawa Fukurin' sport/gw
'Hinata Botan' sport/gg
'Isshiki Fukurin' sport/gy
'Ito Maru' sport/
'Kifukurin Mizu' sport/gy
'Kikeika' sport/
'Kinakafu Nagaba Mizu' sport/yg
'Lars of Mars' sport/gw
longissima 'Akebono' sport/yg
longissima 'Akikaze' sport/gc
longissima 'Fukurin' sport/gc
longissima 'Kifukurin' sport/gy
longissima 'Nakafu' sport/yg
'Manzo' sport/wg
'Oze Shirobana Mizu' sport/gg
'Sotoyama Fukurin Mizu' sport/gw

Progeny'Bitsy Gold' = PP x "Yellow hybrid"
'Bitsy Green' = PP x "Green hybrid"
'Oberland Green Swallow' seedling
'Purple Lady Finger' = PP x clausa var. normalis
'William Bedard' = 'Let's Streak' x PP