A sport of H. 'Gold Regal', this
cultivar was registered by
Vic Santa Lucia in 1989. It stands 22
inches high and 41 inches wide with lavender flowers in July.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (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.