Formal NameHosta hybrids
Alias擬宝珠, Hosta, plantain lily, giboshi
Morphcold-resistant perennial plant
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.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf typeradical leaf
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
SeasonMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 5