Hosta "Akane" review

Burgundy flowers. A hybrid derivative from the sieboldii species. Has reddish-coloring in florets; and was a popular hosta in Japan, prior to the introduction of Hosta 'Kokuryu', which is another, sieboldii derived red-in-floret type.

Hosta "Akane" information:

Size Category medium
Hosta height x width 48x80 cm (19x31 in.) inches
Leaf length x width 23x12 cm (9x5 in.) inches
Vein pairs 8
Leaf color
Variegation
Leaf type folded, wavy
Petiole folded, wavy
Scape dark green
Scape height 64 cm (25 in.)
Flower burgundy striped,white edge
Fragrant
Flower length
Flowering period August - September
Fertile yes
Pod
Ploidy
Patents
Sports
Progeny 'Amethyst Star' hybrid