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 large size hosta which is a
hybrid of H.
venusta with upright, green foliage
with a very narrow white marginal variegation. The
narrow leaves come to a distinct point with dark purple
spots on the petioles. The flowers are lavender and
stand well above the foliage.
Another seedling from the same cross is named H.
'Nagasu'. They are
similar with 'Nagasu' having glossy green leaf backs
while 'Makkou' has white leaf backs. 'Nagasu' has longer
petioles and stands more upright than 'Makkou'.
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