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Hosta ‘Katsuragawa-Beni’
Hosta ‘Katsuragawa-Beni’
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Hosta ‘Katsuragawa-Beni’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.700.420

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This unusual selection has crimson stems with some red colouring continuing up the narrow, shiny green leaves . Deep lavender flowers appear in July. Of great interest to Hosta collectors for its breeding potential. Discovered growing wild in Japan by Toshiro Shimizu.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Katsuragawa-Beni’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.