This dwarf form of H. pycnophylla is a non-registered cultivar from
forms a medium size hosta about 14 inches high that spreads to 33 inches wide. The
key features of the plant are an intensely white color on the
bottom of the leaf and purple red petioles.
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term hime as small, mini, dwarf or princess.