Of the four most common hosta plants species in Japan, Montana is the most consistent, even over a broad range of habitats. The four most common are Montana, Sieboldii, Kikutti, and Longpipes. Some of our best hosta plants today started from Montana. This is the generic common hosta species and can vary some from a large range of forms. Such as flower habits. Basic common description is large, vase shaped mound of medium green foliage. Ovate shaped with long thin tips and deeply veined and moderately wavy, smooth textured. Slightly corrugated when mature. Very shiny on the underside. Of good substance. Open funnel shaped, very pale lavender flowers. Fertile seed. Matures 28 inches high and 78 inches wide. You will receive a common generic form of this hosta. Zones 3-9.