This Tardiana-type hosta has
dark blue-green foliage of thick substance. It was registered by
British Hosta and
Hemerocallis Society (BHHS) on behalf of English hybridizer
Eric Smith in 1988.
This cultivar forms a medium
size (18 inches high) mound of slug resistant, thick textured foliage. Very pale
lavender flowers appear in July to
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), it was formerly known as "TF 2 X 8". Also, he
states that this cultivar was commonly mistaken for H. 'Blue Wedgwood' and vice versa. "Labels were switched and both were
widely propagated under their new designations".