Hosta "Nakaimo" review
'Nakaima'. 'Nakhima'. Also see 'Nameoki'. Introduced from Japan in the USA before 1939. Powdery green above, shiny below. Sharply pointed, undulating. Flower buds are ball shaped . Flowers are pinkish lavender. Likes shade but dislikes ground covers underneath. Large sized pointed, light green leaves. Rounded, heart-shaped green leaves. Excellent for mass plantings, it is very vigorous, multiplies rapidly, and is very floriferous. Lavender flowers. Name has been incorrectly used for Hosta nakaiana, a much smaller plant (6-7vp).
Hosta "Nakaimo" information:
|Hosta height x width||65x130 cm (26x51 in.) inches|
|Leaf length x width||26x16 cm (10x6 in.) inches|
|Scape height||125 cm (49 in.)|
|Progeny||'Elf Bonnet' hybrid 'Ellie Bee' selfed 'Green Jeans_' hybrid 'Purple Bouquet' hybrid|