This sport of
H. kikutii polyneuron is a
non-registered cultivar from
Japan. It grows
into a medium size hosta around 11˝
inches in height with a spread of 32 inches. The green foliage
has a white marginal variegation. Lavender flowers bloom in
August and September.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...has been labeled "H. kikutii polyneuron albomarginata"
in American collections for the past 18 years."
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term shirofukurin or shiro fukurin as white-edge(d) or