Registered by Don Dean of Minnesota in 2010, this
upright growing cultivar is a sport of H. 'Solar
Flare'. It is a giant size
hosta about 28 inches high by 62 inches wide with medium
blue-green foliage that has a golden yellow marginal
variegation. The leaves are broadly ovate, moderately
corrugated, moderately folded, heavily rippled and has a
glaucous bloom on top. Near white flowers with a pale
lavender center and narrow translucent edges bloom from
June into July on scapes up to 38 inches tall.
According to the registration materials: "...non-scorching, gold edged blue,
in giant class with wavy edge...edge
brightens as season progresses..."
United States Patent: PP24625 (2014)
Abstract: A new cultivar of Hosta named ‘ECLIPSE’
that is characterized by upright, clumping habit, early
summer white flowers, giant medium blue-green leaves
with golden-yellow edges that brighten as the season
progresses. In combination these traits set ‘ECLIPSE’
apart from all other existing varieties of Hosta
known to the inventor.