This sport of the species,
H. montana, was found in the wild in
Japan. It grows
into a medium size hosta about 18 inches
high and 43 inches wide. The leaves are slightly rippled and
slightly corrugated with good substance. Very pale lavender
flowers bloom in July on 40 inch tall scapes.
is a form of H. longissima with double flowers and, occasionally,
petaloid stamens. It is found in Tsukude District and named Kinkaku Gibōshi."