A sport of
this non-registered cultivar comes from its native
small size (6 inches high by 15 inches wide) mound of heavily twisted
and curved foliage grows with good vigor for
a highly variegated plant. Flowers are medium purple in color
with purple anthers and are borne from mid-September to October.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "It makes an interesting mound of
contorted foliage, ideal for growing in troughs or small
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Is likely to exceed the given measurements."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Little
Treasure' and H. sieboldii 'Bansō' ('Bansou').