This cultivar originated in its native
Japan in the Aormori
Prefecture and was discovered by
Kimio Muroya. It is also known as
H. rectifolia 'Amori
Setting Sun' and is thought to have come from a naturally
occurring sport. It grows into a medium size hosta about 18 inches high with a width of
30 inches. Purple flowers bloom from mid-August into September.
Similar cultivars include H.
rectifolia 'Aomori Gold'