Dr. Doug Beilstein and
Mardy Beilstein of Ohio in
this large size (22 inches high by 50 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Brutus' ×
H. montana macrophylla. It has blue-green foliage
and the broadly ovate leaves are slightly rippled,
slightly twisted, slightly shiny on top and moderately
corrugated. From late June into July, medium lavender
flowers bloom on scapes up to 48 inches tall followed by
registration materials state: "Sibling of H.
'Sequoia' with imposing
type leaves having prominent veins, puckering and some
overlapping at the base. Numerous lavender flowers make
for a bee mecca....."