The Hosta Handbook by
Mark Zilis (2000), says that this plant falls into a category of
"...cultivars that exhibit many
Tardiana traits but are
not a part of Eric Smith's original group."
Paul Aden registered this cultivar in 1976 as a cross
between H. 'Blue Cadet' and a
This cultivar forms a medium size (17 inches high) mound of thick
substanced leaves. Pale lavender flowers bloom from late July into August.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), "It has some of the bluest foliage of all hostas,
tending to keep its color until late summer."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Blue