The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), "...native to Kyoto Island,
shiny green foliage in a 12" high mound with white to pale
purple flowers in September...This is an extremely rare
The Genus Hosta by W. George Schmid (1991), describes this plant as being a
medium size hosta about 12 inches high with a spread of 14 to 18
inches. The leaves are broadly ovate to ovate, smooth and shiny
green on top. Its flowers are white on the outside with suffused
pale purple on the inside. They have yellow, purple dotted
anthers and bloom in September.
Similar species include
Hosta aequinoctiiantha and
H. longipes .