Hosta 'Hakuyo'

This seedling of H. pycnophylla is from Japan. It was originated by Kenji Watanabe and registered by Peter Ruh of Ohio in 2002. It is a medium size plant that grows about 16 inches high with a spread of around 34 inches. The medium green foliage is intensely rippled, ovate and have a very thick underside bloom with purple red petioles. Medium purple flowers bloom from late August into September.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...impressed with its rippling and intensely white underside."

"Hakuyo Gibōshi, the "white-backed hosta" is a medium size hybrid with H. longipes var. hypoglauca ancestry. It has small white-backed oval leaves and purple spots on the petiole."


bullet H. 'High Kicker'
  1. H. 'Fukurin Hakuyo'
  2. H. 'Hakuyo Nishiki'

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