Hosta longipes
'Hikosan'
 

This cultivar was listed on the MyHostas Database website. Originated by Toshikuni Kumagae of Japan, this non-registered cultivar is a sport of H. longipes.    It is a small to medium size (6 to 10 inches high with a spread of 8 to 12 inches) with foliage that is medium to dark green, smooth textured and has thick substance. Leaves are very shiny underneath, slightly wavy and have heart shaped bases. It has dense clusters of pale purple flowers with purple anthers borne on 20 to 30 inch scapes in August into September.

This cultivar has green foliage with a yellow medial (center) variegation which differentiates it from the species form and habit.

       

 
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