seedling of unidentified parentage (probably
Henry Ross of Ohio and registered on his behalf by
Peter Ruh of Ohio in
1987. It is a medium size plant which grows to about 12
inches in height with a spread of 25 inches. The yellow plant
has a green marginal variegation on its elliptical shaped
leaves. Purple, funnel shaped flowers bloom in August.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Moderate growth rate. Easy to grow. Very
underrated...Leaf color changes throughout the
season giving a tricolor effect and also a vivid
contrast with the rich violet flowers."
registration materials state: "Original
registration failed to appear in The Hosta Journal Vol 19, No.1
along with the other 1987 Registrations. First published record
appeared in The Genus Hosta List of Registered Cultivars (Silver