This seedling of H. 'Fortunei
Aurea' was registered by the
British Hosta and Hemerocallis
Society (BHHS) on behalf of English hybridizer,
Eric Smith in 1988. It is
gold colored in the spring when it first emerges but changes to pale green as
the season progresses. This large size (20 inches high) hosta bears pale
lavender flowers from mid-July into August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), says that it is "...sometimes listed as 'Golden
Similar cultivars include H. 'Goldsmith'.