A seedling of H. 'Fond
Hope', this cultivar was registered by Ed Schulz of Iowa in
with new data in 2018. It is a large size plant about 24 inches high by
50 inches wide with slightly blue-green foliage. The leaves
are broadly ovate,
slightly rippled, moderately wavy and slightly rippled.
flowers bloom on scapes 24 to 32 inches tall from late June into July
followed by viable seeds.
The registration materials state: "...similar to
parent; larger mound and leaf has unusual gray cast..."
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009) says, "The blue color lasts well
into mid-July in Iowa."