This cultivar of unidentified parentage was registered in 2001 by
Peter Ruh of Ohio on behalf of
Shuichi Hirao of Japan. It is a small
size hosta growing to 6 inches in height with a spread
of 18 inches with green foliage. The leaves are dull on
top and shiny on the bottom. Lavender flowers bloom from
late June into July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...known as 'Hirao Cantabi' for several years..."