H. "Tardiana" type host has
dark blue-green foliage of thick substance. It was registered by
the British Hosta and
Hemerocallis Society (BHHS) on behalf of
in 1988. This medium size (16 inches high) cultivar has slightly cupped
and moderately corrugated foliage. It has pure white flowers that appear in July to
early August followed by viable seeds.
The Hosta Handbook by
Mark Zilis (2000), it was formerly known as 'TF 2 X 30" and 'Hadspen
The Hostapedia by
(2009) states that this cultivar "...has always been my
Tardiana. It offers an attractive combination of blue
foliage and white flowers."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)
states: "Among the bluest of the Tardiana Group."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Blue
Jay', H. 'Hadspen Blue'. H. 'Osprey'
and H. 'September White'.