Flower Database

Hosta

Basic information
Flower Name
Hosta
Formal Name
Hosta hybrids
Alias
擬宝珠, Hosta, plantain lily, giboshi
Habitat
East asia
Morph
cold-resistant perennial plant
Comment
Hosta, giboshi or plantain lilies (scientific name: Hosta Hybrids) is native to East Asia, and is a cold-resistant perennial plant of the family Asparagaceae. It is a generic name of Hosta genus such as Koba Giboshi (Hosta sieboldii)and、Ooba Giboshi (Hosta montana) . In the early summer, a large number of white or purple flowers make bloom in the inflorescences stretched from the tip of the flower stalk.The corolla has a funnel shape with a synthetic flower covered with six flower pieces, and resembles lily flowers.The Japanese name is based on the fact that the flower bud resembles a traditional architectural decorative jewel. There are a lot of flowers daytime. Some leaves are variegated and are used as foliage plants. The atmosphere of leaves and flowers becomes a Japanese style garden. Young buds can be eaten with "Urui" of wild plants.
Common name: Hosta , Giboshi (scientific name: Hosta Hybrids), Alias: giboshi, Hosta, Plantain lily, ului, leaf color: green · yellow (variegated) · yellow green · white (variegated), bilaterally symmetrical flower, inflorescence shape: rhinoceros, flower shape: funnel shape, Flower color: white · purple, a viewing period: March to October.
Detailed information
Order
Asparagales
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Hosta
Species
H. hybrids
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
radical leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Violet, White
Season
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
30  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 5