This sport of H. 'August Moon' was registered in 1986 by
Dr. Charles Purtymun at
Walden West Nursery in Oregon. The plant grows to
a large size
about 26 inches in height with a 55 inch spread. Its leaves are
green with a yellow marginal variegation. They are
moderately corrugated with above average substance. The pale
lavender flowers bloom from July into August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...ranks as the firs significant "Abiqua". It is also the
first green-centered sport of 'August Moon'...it can serve as a
non-burning replacement for 'Frances Williams'."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Leaves emerge yellow, the center gradually turning