Hosta 'Fortunei Robusta'

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), this plant is "...not considered a legitimate cultivar; name used for at least two types of hostas, one being a green-leaved Fortunei with tall scapes, the other a large Hosta sieboldiana type; treated as a synonym for Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans' by Schmid (1991)...The name H. fortunei 'Robusta' was used by Georg Arends in 1905 for the plant that eventually became Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans'..."

Seedlings of this cultivar include H. 'Neat Splash'.

The species (now cultivar) was named for plant explorer Robert Fortune.

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