Loleta Powell of
Powell's Iris Haven in North Carolina registered this
sport of H. 'Christmas Tree' in 2000. It forms a medium to large size
(20 inches high by 30 inches wide) mound of heavily streaked foliage. The leaves are moderately
corrugated and have good substance. Medium lavender flowers
bloom in late July followed by viable seeds.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Slow to moderate growth rate. More suitable as a
garden plant than some streaky-leaved hostas.
Is a well-regarded breeding plant for variegated