This plant is a sport of H. 'Francee' and it was originated by
Chick Wasitis of Bridgewood Gardens in Maryland and registered on his behalf by
Kevin Walek (Hosta Registrar) in 2009. This large size hosta grows
to about 19 inches in height by 42 inches in width. Its leaves
are slightly rippled, slightly wavy and slightly corrugated.
Medium violet flowers bloom in Maryland from June
Similar cultivars would include H. 'Minuteman', H. 'Patriot' and H. 'Trailblazer'.
Halsey was a famous officer in the United States Navy during
World War II in the Pacific. His nickname was "Bull" Halsey.
name of the Beatles' song is actually, "Uncle Albert/Admiral
Halsey" and both names have been used for hosta cultivars.