Hosta pulchella 'Urajiro'

An article by W. George Schmid in The Hosta Journal  (1996 Vol. 27 No. 2) states that this is an "old" incorrect name for Hosta pulchella 'Urajiro Ubatake'.

Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled, A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term urajiro as white-backed or white underside.

Many hostas in Japan have been given the simple name 'Urajiro' which would indicate that the plant has a whitish color on the bottom of the foliage. There are at least 5 such plants with that name, all from different species including:


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