|This seedling of H. 'Katsuragawa Beni' × unknown
grows to about 12 inches in height with a width of 20 inches. The bright red
color of the petioles carries up into the leaves. It bears purple flowers in
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term
beni as red or rouge and the the term -gawa or -kawa as river.