Hosta longipes 'Tanayamanishi'

This non-registered cultivar is a sport of H. longipes. The leaves have a white back and are a bit larger than the typical H. longipes plants. It is a medium size plant with medium to dark green foliage with a white marginal variegation. The leaves are very shiny on the bottoms. It has dense clusters of pale purple flowers with purple anthers borne on 20 to 30 inch scapes in August into September. This form was discovered near Mount Tanayama in Japan.


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