Hosta sieboldiana

Hosta sieboldiana

  • Hosta sieboldiana
  • Hosta sieboldiana
  • Hosta sieboldiana
  • Hosta sieboldiana
  • Flower name
    Hosta sieboldiana
  • Scientific name
    Hosta sieboldiana
  • AliasHosta, 大葉擬宝珠
  • Place of originEast asia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Hosta sieboldiana

Hosta sieboldiana or Ooba Giboshi (scientific name: Hosta sieboldiana) is native to East Asia, and is a cold-resistant perennial of thefamily Asparagaceae. Wild plants breed a lot in mountainous areas. Leaves are like psyllium. In early summer, it stretches flower stalk from between the large root leaves.
Extend the long flower inflorescence from the tip of the flower stalk and bloom many white or light purple flowers. Flowers are like {{lilies}}. The Japanese name "Giboshi" is based on the fact that the flower bud resembles the Japanese traditional building decoration Giboshi. It is a day blossoming flower. Ooba Giboshi (Hosta sieboldiana) is a large variety of leaves than ordinary Hosta(Giboshi). Young leaf is a spring wild vegetable called 'Urui', it is edible. There are poisonous {{grasshoppers}} and biscuits on plants with similar leaves.

General name: Hosta sieboldiana or Ooba Giboshi , Scientific name: Hosta sieboldiana,, aka: Hosta, Origin: East Asia, Habitat Distribution: Hokkaido, Honshu , Shikoku, Japan in Kyushu, living environment: shadows of mountain wetlands, grasslands, forest edges, etc. Shape of leaves, leaf shape: large oval oval and many deep stripes, petiole length: 30 cm, leaf length: 50 to 90 cm , Leaf width: 10 to 15 cm, leaf margin: whole rim, inflorescence: rhinoceros, flower shape: funnel shape, flower stalk height: 50 to 100 cm, flower length: 5 cm, flower color: white · light purple, flowering period: 6 Moon - August.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Hosta
  • Species
    H. sieboldiana
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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