This small size (9 inches high) hosta was discovered by
Clarence Falstad, III
Inc. of Michigan in 1997 and is a
tissue culture sport of H. 'Hadspen Blue'. It has a blue-green center with white marginal
variegation. The plant has a slow growth rate in most
gardens. Pale lavender flowers are borne from late July into August.
'Aristocrat' was granted U.S. Plant
Patent 11,286 in 2000.
Similar cultivars include H. 'Sleeping Beauty'.
United States Patent: PP11286 (2000)
Abstract: The unique new mutation of Hosta `Hadspen
Blue` characterized by a wide jagged margin of
creamy-yellow to creamy-white on a blue-green leaf named