sport of H. 'Gold Standard', this cultivar was registered by
of Iowa in 1999. Its broadly ovate leaves grow to 23 inches in height and
42 inches in width. Pale lavender blooms appear from mid-July
This is a 'Fortunei' type
hosta. It does not form seeds.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), "...differs from 'Gold
in having a much wider dark green margin."
Field Guide to Hostas by
Mark Zilis (2014),
"...certainly brought something new to the hosta world and
differed significantly from 'Striptease',...can be effective as
a specimen and in small groups..."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)
states: "Vigorous, a fairly rapid increaser. Requires
regular division of the clump to keep the most pleasing
proportion between the leaf blade and margin...Differs from its
parent in having thicker leaves and a narrower central
variegation, and in holding its color better."