|Originator(s)||Chung 1989/AHS 1993|
|Origin||Mt. Kum-san,Nam-hae Island,Kyeong-Sang Nam-do,S. Korea|
|Plant height x width|
|Leaf length x width||10x5 cm (4x2 in.)|
|Leaf color||dark green|
|Scape height||35 cm (14 in.)|
|Flowering period||August - September|
|Info||Named in honor of Dr. Samuel B. Jones.|
H. jonesii is very closely related to H. tsushimensis which it resembles in foliage.
The oblong light green leaves of thin texture compose the 16" wide clump. It late summer the clumps are topped with 20" tall scapes (which are often quite branched). of lavender flowers. Unfortunately, virtually all of the material sold in the US under this name is incorrectly identified. Our plants came from the original wild collection in the mid-1980s.
A rare species from Taehuksan Island, South Korea. Collected at 800 feet in dense, dry shade. Foliage mid-green; flowers hooded soft purple.