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Hosta montana 'Shunko Nishiki'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Hosta montana 'Shunko Nishiki'

H. Watanabe NR

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Item #: 4930

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L) ?

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This beautiful sport of the large growing Hosta montana was discovered by Japanese nurseryman Hiroyoshi Watanabe. It superficially resembles H. 'On Stage' (Choko Nishiki) with long, pointed leaves featuring a brilliant white center and contrasting medium green border. Each 3'+ clump (we don't know a mature size, since most Japanese grown plants are kept in tiny little pots) is topped with stalks of light lavender flowers on 48" scapes.