This non-registered cultivar of unidentified parentage from
Japan has round, streaked foliage that has a white
An article about H. 'Reiko' by Akira Horinaka in
Hosta Journal (2006 Vol. 37 No. 1) says, "H.
'Reiko', which has some of the most beautiful leaves I have ever seen...is a
medium-sized hybrid cultivar that maintains its coloring throughout the season.
It has a large leaf with white variegation. It has been one of the
highest-priced hostas, rivaling 'Reiho'...It
is a strong grower and keeps its beautiful leaves well into November."
is a large-leaved hybrid resembling H. montana.
Leaf is pruinose, with powdery white on underside.
Primary color is green with irregular streaky whitish
yellow variegation. Each leaf has a different pattern.
Reported to be stable."