Registered in 1987 by
Peter Ruh of Ohio on behalf of the originator,
David Stone of Connecticut, this cultivar is of unidentified parentage. It forms a medium to large size mound of leaves with average
substance. The pale lavender flowers bloom in July on 40 inch
Similar cultivars include H. 'Big
Hearted' and H. 'Heartleaf'.
cultivar was named for Pierre Bennerup's
Hosta Journal (1992 Vol. 23 No. 1) there is an article by Peter Ruh about the so-called David
Stone Medium hostas which went by a numbering system that started with
cultivar was called DSM #12 and was described as "Medium, leaves
grey-green, heart-shaped, drooping foliage, flowers white clustering at top 2"