This sport of H. 'Fortunei Aureomarginata' was registered by Gerardus Heemskerk of Heemskerk Vaste Planten in the Netherlands in 2005. It forms a medium to large size mound of thick foliage and has lavender flowers in July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...appears to be a tetraploid version of 'Fortunei Aureomarginata'."

The patent application lists the following as similar cultivars: "The new Hosta can be compared to its parent cultivar, the cultivar 'Aureo Marginata'. The variegation pattern is different as plants of the new Hosta have a more uniform and larger light yellow margin. In addition, plants of the new Hosta grow faster and have thicker and more round leaves than plants of the cultivar 'Aureo Marginata'. "

In an article in The Hosta Journal, (2002 Vol. 33 No. 3), author Warren I, Pollack says that H. 'Twilight' and H. 'Anne' are actually the same plant.


An article by Warren I. Pollack in The Hosta Journal  (2020 Vol. 51 No. 1) titled Doppelgänger Hostas: Fancy Name for Look-alike Hostas, included a long list of hostas which various hostaphiles, published articles or other sources have indicated "look" the same. Some of these are, in fact, the same plant with two or more different names. Others are hostas that vary in some minor trait which is not immediately discernable to the casual observer such as seasonal color variations, bloom traits, ploidy, etc. So, as Warren mentions, hostaphiles may differ as to the plants listed but then, their opinions are based on visual observations and interpretations.

H. 'Anne', H. 'Granada', H. 'Twilight' and H. 'Veronica Lake'.

United States Patent: PP10661 (1999)

Abstract: A distinct cultivar of Hosta plant named `Anne`, characterized by its unique variegation pattern with relatively large light yellow margins; thick, rounded leaves; and numerous purple-striped flowers that are positioned well above the foliage on strong and erect peduncles.

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