There are not many inner stripe variety in all fukiran. Akebono is the most reasonable in inner variety and also the variegation is stable. It is said Akebono is mutation from TOYODEN(stripe). This Inner stripe(yellow or white base with green edge) is opposite variegation of marginal stripe (green base with yellow or white edge). Usually inner stripe variety has green base with narrow yellow stripe but this akebono’s stripe is very wide and transparent. This feature no other variety has make the plant look so unique. As introduction of inner stripe variety, there are MIKADO (mutation from Ooemarunoshima), Manazuru (mutation from Nishidemiyako) and HIGUMA etc. All of this are very honored and popular variety and also very very expensive.