Blue Plantain Lily

heart-shaped, rich dark green leaves and bell-shaped, dark lavender and beautifully veined flowers

hosta ventricosa
  • deciduous herbaceous perennial
  • clump-forming habit
  • wavy-edged, heart-shaped leaves
  • glossy, dark green foliage
  • deep-purple, bell-shaped flowers
  • summer flowering.

H 1m
S 1m



Naturally occurring tetraploid hosta, native to China.

Notes: Purchased as tiny young plant at local fête in summer 2019. Unlabelled and unknown, till 2021 showing the distinguishable foliage and blue-purple flower colour. To keep potted for the Japanese garden 2023.