This fast growing, medium
size (13 inches high by 19 inches wide) hybrid of H. 'Goldbrook Grebe' × H. 'Katsuragawa
Beni' was registered by Jeroen Linneman of the
Netherlands in 2009.
It has medium green foliage that is ovate, slightly wavy,
heavily rippled and slightly shiny on top. Tubular
flowers bloom from mid-July into August on scapes up to
16 inches tall.
According to the registration materials: "...great wavy margins on the leaves..."
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.