this small size (9 inches high by 18 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of
(H. kikutii x
H. hypoleuca) × seedling
of the Tardiana Group. It is a dark green hosta with
foliage that is lanceolate in shape, relatively flat and
has glaucous bloom on the top and bottom. The petioles
have dark red pigment most prominent about 4 inches from
the base and a glaucous bloom overall. Pale purple,
bell-shaped flowers with dark lavender stripes outlined
with white bloom from mid-August into September. The
scapes are 17 to 20 inches tall and it bears viable
registration materials state: "...Good substance
with flowing appearance like a dark green 'Mikawa-no-yuki'.
Has pointed leaves and red legs. Named for longtime
friend Satoko Kurata...glaucous bloom early, shiny dark
green later in the season."