Originated in Japan, this non-registered cultivar is of unidentified parentage but has
H. ventricosa in its background.
The medium size hosta has green foliage that is slightly
wavy and shiny. Semi-bell shape, purple flowers bloom in
July on scapes about 25 inches tall followed by seed
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...probably a seedling of
Hosta ventricosa. The
flowers are similar to the species, but they are not
quite as bell-shaped."
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term murasaki as purple.