Hosta 'Geisha'

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), this cultivar is the same as H. 'Ani Machi' which was registered by Dr. Kevin Vaughn of Massachusetts in 1983.

The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009) states "This is a case where the plant being sold is not the same plant that was registered...Differences can be found in the foliage color, mound size, leaf size, and flowering habits (color, scape height, and time."

An article about H. 'Ani Machi' and H. 'Geisha' by Warren I. Pollock in The Hosta Journal (2001 Vol. 32 No. 1) states that H. 'Ani Machi' according to Mark Zillis' book The Hosta Handbook (2000)  "is the same plant that has been sold as H. 'Geisha'. It is not, however, the plant that Kevin Vaughn registered under this name in 1983." Vaughn registered a much smaller plant that what is in the trade today as H. 'Geisha'...he confirmed that what is on the market as H. 'Geisha' is not what he registered."

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