This is a medium size (17 inches high
by 41 inches wide), green
hosta with white margins that are ovate-shaped and moderately
corrugated. It was registered by
Dr. Ralph (Herb) Benedict of Michigan
in 1987 and is considered a
self-pollinated seedling of H. 'Neat
Splash'. Long, funnel shaped purple flowers in August
followed by viable seeds.
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), this cultivar "...is one of Herb Benedict's most
commonly grown cultivars."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Moderate growth rate...Conspicuously margined,
The following poem by Judy Burns of
Georgia was included in
Hosta Journal (2010 Vol. 41 No. 1).