Dr. Doug Beilstein of Ohio
registered this cultivar of unidentified parentage from a
seedling obtained from Japan;.. in 2007.
It is a giant size plant about 32 inches high by 72
inches wide with shiny, dark green foliage. Pale
lavender flowers bloom in July.
The originator made the following comment on the
of Seedy Fellows website: "A dear friend and mentor
Bette Comfrey of Silvermist, located in Pennsylvania,
was so kind and free with her help and inspiration that
I named a seedling she gave me after her. It grew out of
seed Bette got from Japan from Toyozo. When Bette closed
her Silvermist I obtained from her many of the plants I
use today in my breeding program. Not Available."
This was named
for a friend and fellow gardener Bette Comfrey of
the former Silvermist Nursery in Pennsylvania.