Hosta "Mikawa-no-yuki" review

'Okazaki Special'. Cross between Hosta longipes (white backed) and Hosta kikutii (white backed). Green lanceolate leaves are pruinose on the back sides, a fast grower: lavender flowers. Lance leaf, white backed. Dark green leaves are heavily pruinose on the back sides. Handsome purple speckling on both the petioles and bloom scapes. Lavender flowers.

Hosta "Mikawa-no-yuki" information:

Size Category medium
Hosta height x width 45x105 cm (18x41 in.) inches
Leaf length x width 30x10 cm (12x4 in.) inches
Vein pairs 10-12
Leaf color
Leaf type lance, very veined
Petiole lance, very veined
Scape height 50 cm (20 in.)
Flower pale lavender
Flower length
Flowering period August - September
Fertile yes/breeder
Sports 'Mikawa-no-yuki streaked' sport/os
Progeny 'Awakening Angel' = PP x 'Uncle John' 'Boy Shooting Arrows' = ('Beatrice' stable x 'Katrina Jo') x PP 'Frisian Association' = 'Gilt by Association' x PP 'Frisian Desert' = PP x 'Paradise Sandstorm' 'Frisian Early Gold' = 'Bitsy Gold' x PP 'Frisian Pride' = PP x 'Gilt By Association' 'Garnet Spires' = ('Liberty Bell' x ('Urajiro Hachijo' x pycnophylla)) x PP 'Greenhead Grafton Blues' = PP x kikutii f. leuconota 'Katana' = PP x ('Mikawa-no-yuki' x 'Elegans') 'Kempen Cream Star' = 'Setsurei' x PP 'Little Brother' = PP x 'Uncle John' 'Louie Louie' = ('Liberty Bell' x ('Urajiro Hachijo' x pycnophylla)) x PP 'Sister Garned' = 'Violetta' x PP 'Spartan Spear' = ('Liberty Bell' x ('Urajiro Hachijo' x pycnophylla)) x PP 'Valley's Blind River' = (x 'One Man's Treasure') x PP 'Valley's Blue Butter Fish' seedling 'Valley's Blue Chute' seedling 'Valley's Blue Pool' seedling 'Valley's Blue Spike' = PP x 'Azure Snow' 'Valley's Front Runner' = PP x 'Theo's Blue' 'Valley's Funboard' = PP x 'Uncle Albert' 'Valley's Lazy Sunday' = PP x 'Uncle Albert' 'Valley's Little Blue Penguin' seedling 'Valley's Perfect Flow' seedling 'Valley's Shipwreck's Cove' = PP x pycnophylla 'Valley's Wairere' hybrid 'Valley's White Beach' = PP x pycnophylla