Saishu Jima

Hosta "Saishu Jima" review

Originally found on the island of Saishu Japan. Lance shaped green leaves 4" x 1", glossy with wavy leaf margins. Bell shaped purple striped flowers. Rapid increaser. Used for several plants, often dwarf green forms of sieboldii = f. spathulata. Narrow glossy green twisted leaves. Good edger. Very small and low, shiny dark green wavy leaves. Purple flowers. Small low mound of glossy green leaves. Produces an abundance of lavendar flowers. Dark glossy green; narrow, very rippled margins; horizontal form; [sieboldii]. Reblooming purple flowers.

Hosta "Saishu Jima" information:

Size Category mini - small
Hosta height x width inches
Leaf length x width 10x3 cm (4x1 in.) inches
Vein pairs 3-4
Leaf color
Leaf type glossy, very rippled, lanceolate
Petiole glossy, very rippled, lanceolate
Scape height 25 cm (10 in.)
Flower purple
Flower length
Flowering period August - September
Sports 'Little Jim' sport/os
Progeny 'Iszat U Doc' seedling 'Lauren' seedling 'Maui Rains' = 'Kabitan' x PP 'Missy' hybrid 'Saishu Jima Closed' hybrid 'Sugar Babe' = 'Iron Gate Supreme' x PP