This slow growing cultivar is a
H. kikutii (white backed) x
gracillima (white backed) which was originated by
Hajimi Sugita of Japan and registered in 2002 by
Peter and Jean
Ruh of Ohio. It is a small size plant about
7 inches high by 15 inches wide with medium green
foliage. The leaves are lanceolate, slightly rippled,
waxy on top, flat with thin petioles and pointed tips.
Its leaf veins appear white in color. Lavender, tubular
flowers with stripes bloom from August into September on
scapes about 11 inches tall.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...not the same as 'Mikawa-no-yuki' (formerly 'Okazaki