This cultivar has an
H. sieboldii background and is a non-registered cultivar from
Dr. Ralph (Herb) Benedict of Michigan. It grows
into a medium size hosta about 14 inches in height and
30 inches in width. Pure white flowers bloom in August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "This is the case of two hostas
bearing the same name for a few years. The first 'Chickadee' was
a seedling selection of the late Herb Benedict...it is still a
rare collector's plant. The second 'Chickadee' originated as a
white-centered sport of 'Dixie Chick' found by
Tony Avent of
Plant Delights Nursery in North Carolina. .. To
resolve this problem, Tony Avent renamed his plant 'Dixie
Similar cultivars include H. 'Carrie Ann', H. 'Emerald Isle' and H. 'Louisa'.