H. kikutii polyneuron
'Yoshinogawa'
 

This is a sport of the species, H. kikutii polyneuron and is a non-registered variety from Shikoku Island in Japan. It forms a medium size mound of streaked foliage with leaves that are narrowly elliptic. Lavender flowers bloom from August into September.

Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled, A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term -gawa or -kawa as river.

 

 
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