This is one of many sports of
H. 'Fortunei Albomarginata' and it was
registered by The American Hosta Society on behalf of the originator,
Alex Summers of Delaware in 1986. It forms a large size (21 inches high) mound of
slightly corrugated foliage. Pale lavender flowers are produced
during mid-July to August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "From my written description,
'North Hills' does not seem to differ much from 'Fortunei Albomarginata'...compared side-by-side, however, they appear
Similar cultivars include H. 'Sundance'.
The species (now cultivar) was named for plant explorer