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Hosta 'Katsuragawa Beni'

Plant Type: Hostas

Discovered in the mountains of Japan, hosta “Katsuragawa Beni” is a pretty little plant that features narrow, pointed, shiny green leaves. The leaf stems are red, with the red creeping up into the base of the leaf and displaying a touch of red speckling on the leaf itself. A strong and fast grower. The flower scapes are red, topped off with green seed pods that show some red speckling. While not quite as red as “Red October” this plant’s red coloration is distributed farther into the leaf.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Deep Lavendar

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

Good Companions

Other hosta and shade loving plants

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

All hosta love rich, organic, moist soil

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Mid summer

Critter Resistance

Resistance to slugs


Part to full shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests