Dishon of Michigan
registered this seedling of H. 'Emerald Carpet' in 1994. A medium
size (16 inches high),
dense mound of slightly wavy foliage, this plant has red leaf
petioles. Pale purple flowers bloom in July and early August
followed by viable seeds.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Moderate growth rate. Grow at eye level so as to
appreciate the startlingly red petiole and scape...The red coloring
in the petiole and scape is solid rather than dotted or streaked."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Saishu