A sport of H. 'Gold Regal', this
cultivar was registered by
Vic Santa Lucia in 1989. It
is a large size hosta which stands 22
inches high and 41 inches wide with lavender flowers in July.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Site in morning sun in cooler climates to
intensify the leaf color. In deep shade, the colors remain
muted. Slow to moderate growth rate."
Alex Summers was a noted
hybridizer and one of the organizers of
The American Hosta Society.