The result of a cross between H. 'King Tut' × an H. 'Mildred Seaver' seedling, this cultivar was
registered in 1998 by
Olga Petryszyn of Indiana. It is a large size plant
growing to 28 inches in height and spreading to 62 inches in
width. The broadly ovate leaves are heavily corrugated, waxy and
have good substance. Its white flowers bloom from late June into July on scapes up to 3 feet tall.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "A big plus is the fact that its
gold center does not develop spring desiccation burn."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Grow in a foliage border where it will stand out
among plain green leaves. Not suitable for
containers. Divide frequently...The attractive
variegation resembles the "hand print" or "maple
Similar cultivars include H. 'Cadillac', H. 'Inniswood',
H. 'Paradigm' and
H. 'September Sun'.
incorrectly listed as H. 'Brother Stephan'.