This cultivar was registered by
Eunice V. Fisher of Wisconsin in 1998 as a seedling of H. 'Zager's
Sieboldiana Gigantea'. The large size (26 inches high) mound has
slightly corrugated leaves with good substance. Whitish flowers
bloom from late June into July.
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), "Very few specimens of 'Distinction' still exist."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Fortunei
Gigantea', H. 'Frilly Puckers' and H. 'Nesmith's Giant'.
is a Zager
H. montana hybrid incorrectly attributed to H.
sieboldiana var. gigantea. Large montana form
with white flowers."