Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Hosta longissima / Mizugiboushi ミズギボウシ

Bloom time: August-October

 Asparagaceae /


Species in the genus Hosta:

Hosta capitata / Kanzashigiboushi
Hosta longissima / Mizugiboushi
Hosta sieboldiana / Oobagiboushi
Hosta sieboldii var. sieboldii f._spathulata  / Kobaogiboushi

Hosta longissima / Mizugiboushi ミズギボウシ

Hosta longissima is a perennial herb found in sunny wetlands, with rhizomes crawling sideways. Leaves erect or extend diagonally upward and slimmest among plants in the Hosta genus in Japan; the blades 17-30cmcm, 1.7-2cm wide, in the shape of a linear-like oblanceolate, and the bases becoming wing-like to run toward petioles, with glossy surfaces. Flower stalks grow to 40-65cm and set 3-5 light purple flowers facing sideways. The flowers are 3.5-4.5cm long, tubular-bell-shaped, with navicular bracts. Bloom time: August-October.




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