The Tokudama Aureonebulosa hosta has chartreuse leaves and wide, blue-green margins. In sunnier areas, the chartreuse becomes more golden. The thick leaves are cupped and very corrugated. This slow-growing hosta has dense clusters of flowers that bloom in early July and produces many seed pods. I have had interesting results with Tokudama Aureonebulosa seedlings… a few have been variegated, but most have been gold or blue, and all have thick, corrugated leaves and grow very slowly.

My husband found this hosta in a local nursery and bought it for me because he recognized the name as one I had wanted, but it wasn’t in a very good condition and had a very small root system. It has taken several years for it to take hold and finally begin to thrive.

7 3/8 inches long
6 inches wide (or larger)
1-inch blue margins
16 to 18 vein pairs

near white
blooms early July
24-inch high scapes

Mound Size:
42 inches in diameter
18 inches high

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You have so many lovely hostas. Thank you for sharing these beautiful photographs and hosta information. I have found both to be most helpful.


I too have found this hosta to be very slow growing. I also have the other one in this group (can’t remember the name right now) and that seems to me to be rather more robust than this one. I hope someday to have mine be as lovely as these photographs. Thanks for sharing your life with us.


Very very nice! I like the nubby look that this one has. Also the muted blue and the green. Great job with this blog. I am a regular reader.