This cultivar is a sport of a
hybrid of H. 'Beatrice' × H. 'Rhapsody in Blue' originated by
Dr. Doug Beilstein of Ohio and
Mark Zilis who registered it in 2009. The fast growing plant grows to a
medium size with a height of 13 inches
and a width of 32 inches. The leaves are very wavy with average
substance. and the margin becomes whiter as the season
progresses. Its lavender flowers bloom from August into October.
Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957) and Lauren Bacall
(1924-2014) starred together in several movies in the
1940s. They were also married to each other from 1945-1957.