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 medium size hosta with leaves
that emerge as an ivory color and change to misty,
greenish at the tips of the leaf blades later. It is a
hybrid of H. sieboldii × H. 'Tokudama'.
A sister cultivar, H. 'Hosoba Yuki-no-Jyou' from
this cross has narrower leaves and more streaked.
aware that there is also a cultivar named H.
'Yuki-no-jou' from Yoshimichi Hirose.
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term hosoba as narrow leaf.