Plantain Lily ‘Katsuragawa Beni’

rare hosta from Japan has narrow, pointed foliage with crimson petioles and lavender flowers in summer

Hosta ‘Katsuragawa Beni’
  • deciduous perennial
  • green leaves with rippled margins
  • shiny, narrow and pointed.
  • red speckled petioles right up to leaf margins
  • deep lavender blooms
  • mid-summer

H 35cm
S 70cm

part shade


Notes: Purchased summer 2022 from Sienna Hosta mail order

Info: Found in the wild by Mr. Hiroshi Masaoka at Nomura village on Shikoku Island. Beni = red in Japanese