Registered by Hans Hansen of Walters Gardens,
Inc. of Michigan in
this cultivar is
sport of H. 'Stained Glass'.
The medium size hosta
grows to about 15 inches in height with a spread of 32
inches. It has shiny green, heavily corrugated
foliage that has extremely thick substance. The leaves
have a wide golden-yellow medial (center) variegation.
They are broadly ovate, slightly folded, moderately
wavy, dull on top and slightly shiny on the bottom.
White, very fragrant flowers bloom from August into
September on scapes
about 21 to 27 inches tall but does not set seed. 'Etched Glass' is probably a tetraploid hosta.
The registration materials state: "...The wide,
dark green margins provide high contrast with the
bright, brilliant yellow centers. Between the margin and
the center is a light green pattern. Margins have
puckering when the plant is mature...One of Proven
Winners SHADOWLAND series..."