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Originator(s)Japan/Diana Grenfell 1996/AHS/Walek 2009

Originsieboldii seedling


Size categorymini

Plant height x width15x46 cm (6x18 in.)

Leaf length x width10x4 cm (4x2 in.)

Vein pairs5

Leaf colorwhite,green edge

Variegationmedio, viridescent

Leafthin, rippled, twisted



Scape height55 cm (22 in.)


Flower length5.5 cm (2.2 in.)


Flowering periodJune - July





Info=venusta 'Variegated'.
=venusta 'Shironakafu'.
4" tall. Part Sun to Light Shade.
Formerly known as venusta 'Variegated'. Very narrow white centered leaves with medium green margins. A lovely addition wherever a small, bright accent is needed. Dark violet flowers in late June. Tends to sport green leaves.
White (viridescent) center, green margin. Lanceolate, flat leaves, 2" x 1". 10" scape with purple flowers.
If you like tiny hostas, then this one's for you (borrowed the line from a beer ad). These tiny clusters of white centered leaves are edged in a two tone dark green. This rapid grower is perfect for the shady rock garden. It performs best with good morning sun. In late spring, the 10" wide clumps are topped with lavender flowers on 12" scapes.
A white center on an elongated mini green leaf This one forms a neat little clump and grows quite well for as much white as it has. Purple flowers late summer--used to be called H. venusta 'Variegated'.
Formally listed as venusta 'Variegated'. Small white leaves with green edge. One of the smallest of the medio-variegated hostas. Purple flowers.
Very attractive cream center with two-tone green margins. Forms masses of tiny plants making it a good plant for containers. Very effective with 'blues' in shade areas. Lavender flowers in midsummer. (Plant 6x4)
This attractive hosta has creamy white centers with two-tone green margins. Makes an outstanding potted plant. Formerly known as H. venusta 'Variegated'. Lavender flowers.

Sports'Chesieres Yellow Masquerade' sport/
'Lakeside Freckles' sport/gw
'Little White Lines' sport/gw
'Munchkin' sport/gg
'Paradise Parade' sport/gw
'Vanessa' sport/gg
'Venessa' sport/gg
'Yonbaitai Shironakafu Otome' sport/wg

Progeny'Dixie Chick' = PP x 'Invincible'
'Little Dragon' hybrid
'Littlest Angel' seedling
'Whippersnapper' hybrid