In 1995, Wm Zumbar of Ohio
tissue culture sport of H. 'Just So'. The small size mound measures 8 inches high by 20 inches wide with pale
lavender flowers borne in late June.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states in its Hosta Hybrids for Connoisseurs chapter: "If
sited in morning sun, the center of the leaves will turn golden
yellow. Moderate growth rate...Very rare, but a gem for the
collectors of smaller hostas."
An article about H. 'Shere Khan' by Warren I. Pollock in
Hosta Journal (2012 Vol. 43 No. 1) states that it was,
"Named for its tawny tiger-colored gold like the tiger in Kipling's Jungle
Similar cultivars include H. 'Blessings' and H. 'Elfin Cup'.