Schmid (1991) described groups of plants that have the same basic structure and vary only in their leaf color. The cultivars listed are very similar to each other and some are probably identical i.e. the same plant but with a different name.

This group was defined as " of yellow-margined sports of H. 'Sieboldiana' which have been found as mutations in the wild as well as in cultivation in Japan and in Western gardens. These mutations can occur in several sizes and vary from the species (now cultivar) only by the leaves which have very irregular, yellow margins. The best known of these sports in H. 'Frances Williams'..."

CultivarPlant SizeLeaf ColorVariegationVar ColorOriginFlower ColorSeasonSourceRegistered
'Aurora Borealis'LargeBlue/GreenMarginalYellowNat-SportNear-WhiteJune into JulyRudolph, Thelma & Walters Gardens.1986
'Fond Hope'LargeBlue/Green--HybridNear-WhiteJune into JulyFisher, Eunice V..1973
'Frances Williams Baby'LargeBlue/Green--HybridNear-WhiteJuneMinks, Eldren.1980
'Frances Williams Selections'----Unknown--Soules, Marge--NR--
'Gilt Edge'LargeBlue/GreenMarginalCreamy WhiteNat-SportNear-WhiteJune into JulyTompkins, Chet & Ruh, Peter.2002
'Golden Nugget'LargeYellow--HybridNear-WhiteJulyCooley, Violet.1969
'Great Lakes'GiantBlue/Green--HybridNear-WhiteJune into JulyFisher, Eunice V..1973
'Green Formal'LargeBlue/Green--HybridNear-WhiteJune into JulyFisher, Eunice V..1971
'Maple Leaf'MediumBlue/GreenMarginalYellowNat-SportNear-WhiteJune into JulyMinks, Eldren.1972
'Olive Bailey Langdon'GiantBlue/GreenMarginalYellowNat-SportNear-WhiteJuneO'Harra, Russ.1986
'Samurai'LargeBlue/GreenMarginalYellowNat-SportNear-WhiteJune into JulyUnknown & Zilis, Mark.2010
'Silver Award'GiantBlue/Green--HybridNear-WhiteJuly into AugustFisher, Eunice V. & AHS.1986
'Squash Edge'LargeBlue/GreenMarginalYellowTC SportNear-WhiteJuneRuh, Peter.2001
'Zager's Pride'LargeBlue/GreenMarginalYellowUnknown--Zager, Herbert A. & Ruh, Peter.1987
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