- Flower nameHosta
- Scientific nameHosta hybrids
- Aliasトウギボウシ, 擬宝珠, Hosta, plantain lily, giboshi
- Place of originEast asia
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park, Potted flower, Streets, Planting
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
- Language of flowersRestless
What is Hosta
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.