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Hostatibae

Statusspecies

Originator(s)Fumio Maekawa 1984/AHS 1993

OriginJapan: Nagasaki,Kyushu

Pictures

Size categorysmall

Plant height x width25x60 cm (10x24 in.)

Leaf length x width15x9 cm (6x4 in.)

Vein pairs4-7

Leaf colorgreen

Variegation 

Leafglossy

Petiole 

Scapebranched

Scape height50 cm (20 in.)

Flowerlavender

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodSeptember - October

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy2-2-2

Patents 

Info=tsushimensis var. tibae Fujita & Tamura.
=tibai (spelling error).
=chibai (nomen nudum).
JN: Nagasaki Giboshi.
A flat mound. Leaves glossy green above, lighter below.
Dark lavender flowers in September on very branched scapes.
Glossy green leaves make a flat mound; has branching flower scapes w/lavender flowers.
Glossy mid-green; oval to lanceolate, long thin tip; candelabra scapes; rare.

Sports

Progeny'Breathless' seedling
'Carolina Sunshine' = 'Swoosh' x PP
'Iceberg' = 'Swoosh' x PP