This is a non-registered
Van Wade of Ohio which is a sport of H. 'Abiqua Moonbeam'. It forms a
large size (20 inches high by 40 inches wide) mound of green leaves with a wide gold margin. Pale
lavender flowers are produced from mid-July into August.
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), "The difference in margin width between 'Gemini
Moon' and 'Abiqua Moonbeam' is noticeable, even from a
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Sometimes throws all-yellow leaves which should be
removed to prevent reversion. Grow with ferns or blue-leaved
hostas...Leaf color more pronounced and leaf margin wider than
its parent. One of the best of the many descendants of H. 'August
Similar cultivars include H. 'Velvet Moon'.