Vic Santa Lucia of North Carolina and
introduced by Iron Gate Gardens, this plant is a sport of a
green seedling derived from H. 'Iron
Gate Glamour' × H. 'Frances Williams'.
It was registered on his behalf by
Kevin Walek (Hosta Registrar) in
'Columbus Circle' is a medium size hosta
growing to around 17 inches in height with a spread
of about 42 inches. The medium to dark green foliage
has a white marginal variegation. Its leaves are
slightly rippled, broadly ovate, cupped, slightly
rippled and have a glaucous bloom on the bottom.
Very pale lavender flowers bloom from mid-July to
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "For unknown reasons, few collectors grow this
attractive plant and even fewer nurseries offer it for sale."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Bold
Edger', H. 'Crusader' and
H. 'Leola Fraim'.