Hosta 'Beni Suzume'

This non-registered cultivar was originated by Shinya Fukatsu of Japan. According to an article by the originator in The British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society Journal (Autumn 2019) this is a miniature to small size hosta is a hybrid of an unnamed hosta × H. venusta. It emerges ivory in color and the leaves become a misty green later in the season.

Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled, A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term beni as red or rouge.


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