Listed as a sport of
either H. 'Zounds' or H. 'Midas Touch', this
non-registered cultivar was originated by
Gene Heinemann of Iowa and named by
Jim Schwarz of
Jim's Hostas of Iowa (now owned by
Hostas of Wisconsin) . It is a
medium to large size hosta that has green foliage with a
gold colored medial (center) variegation and thick
substance. Very pale lavender flowers bloom from late
June into July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...honors one of the driving forces behind the
Arboretum and Botanical Gardens..."