The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009) says, "...native to Shikoku Island in
size mound of green foliage...dull on top, very shiny on the
underside...medium purple flowers...open in late June...scapes
The Genus Hosta by W. George Schmid (1991), this is a small size plant that
grows about 6 inches in height with a spread of around 12
inches. The leaves are shiny green on top, slightly wavy and not
rugose. Pale purple flowers with purple anthers bloom in July.