This cultivar is the result of
crossing H. 'Gala' × an
unnamed sibling plant. It was registered in 1980 by
Paul Aden of New York. The medium size
(10 inches high by 18 inches wide) plant has heavily corrugated,
streaked foliage which is often
unstable. (The one in the
picture above appears to have reverted to the all blue-green
form.) Lavender flowers bloom in August followed by a few viable
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...proven to be a valuable
breeding plant, often yielding variegated seedlings."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Among the first of the streaky-leaved hostas
introduced...Some leaves are predominantly
blue-green, others are more conspicuously streaked."