H. 'August Moon' × H. 'Tardiflora' was the cross that
resulted in this cultivar.
Tony Avent of
Plant Delights Nursery in North Carolina
registered this plant in
1993. It is a
medium size hosta about 16 inch high by 43 inch wide with smooth
textured leaves. Near white flowers are borne in July.
In an article about hybridizing by
Tony Avent in
Hosta Journal (1996
Vol. 27 No. 1), Tony gives the
following comments on cultivars he has introduced: "H. 'Andy Taylor' -
outstanding dark green matte finish hosta with wonderful pure white flowers...An
'August Moon' x H. 'Tardiflora' cross...will never knock your socks off, but
Tony also gives the
following comments on cultivars he has introduced: "H. 'Barney Fife' - brother
to above (H. 'Andy Taylor')...nearly pink flowers."