A sport of H. 'Mountain Green',
this cultivar was registered by
Peter and Jean Ruh of Ohio in 2008 and was originated by
Dr. Charles Purtymun at Walden West Nursery
It is a gold centered 'Fortunei' type of plant
that grows to a medium size with a height of about
15 inches with a spread of around 20 inches.
Lavender flowers bloom from July into August but
does not produce seeds.
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009) observed that, "Unfortunately, many of the Dylan's
Dilly' specimens I've seen are infected with
Hosta Virus X."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Origin: Sport of H. 'Fortunei'...Variegation is
constant and stable. Vigorous, a moderately rapid
increaser...Leaves are paler in color than those of
Standard' and the clump is tighter."