MyHostas.net Database                                                           Schmid Species Article 1, 2

rectifolia is known in Japan as Tachi Giboshi, the “erect (upright, stately) hosta.” It grows primarily in northern Honshu, Tohoku District to the north and west as far as the South Kurile Islands and the Primorsk Region of Russia. Its leaves have a very distinct, erect habit and form a vase-shaped clump. Many different leaf forms exist, some narrow and others moderately wide. The species is prone to sport and a number of attractive yellow-leaved and variegated forms have been found.

Unnamed rectifolia sport found in wild

Photo by Toyozo Nakayama

Unnamed rectifolia sport found in wild

Photo by Toyozo Nakayama

Unnamed rectifolia sport found in wild

Photo by Toyozo Nakayama

Unnamed rectifolia

Photo by Toyozo Nakayama

Unnamed rectifolia

Photo by Toyozo Nakayama

Unnamed rectifolia

Photo by Viktoria Serafin

rectifolia

Photo by Toyozo