The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), says that this plant falls into a group in the
H. 'Sieboldiana' species and consists of "registered
seedlings that have either 'Elegans' or an 'Elegans' sport (e.g. 'Frances
Halo', etc.) as a parent. All of these have blue-green
foliage and represent the range of 'Elegans' types that can be
Paul Aden of New York introduced this cultivar before 1983 and it was registered in 2010 by
Mark Zilis of Illinois. According to
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), it "...is impressive for its rich blue-green foliage
color, heavy corrugation, and unruliness."
The giant size (30 inches high by 51 inches wide) mound has unruly foliage that is heavily
corrugated and somewhat cupped. Near white flowers bloom from late June into July
followed by viable seeds.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Large flowers are compacted on the scape."