The Genus Hosta
W. George Schmid (1991), says that this plant is called the "Fuji Hosta".
It inhabits wet bottom
lands of mountain valleys in its native
midway between Hosta sieboldii
and H. rectifolia, it has
very long, winged petioles and
beautiful, purple striped, bell-shaped flowers. The species epithet comes
= with beautiful flowers."
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009) says, "...native to Honshu Island in
Japan... medium-size mound of green foliage with purple flowers
from mid-August to September...similar to
This is a medium size hosta about 16 inches high by 16 inches
wide with dark green foliage. It bears purple, bell-shaped
flowers with yellowish anthers from August into September.