A seedling selection from a
H. nakaiana background, this cultivar was registered by
Peter Ruh of Ohio on behalf of the originator,
Gretchen Harshbarger of Iowa. The
small size, 10 inch high
mound spreads to about 28 inches in width with leaves that have
a heart shaped base, are slightly cupped and of average
substance. Its medium lavender flowers bloom in late June.
Similar cultivars include H. 'Birchwood Parky's Gold' and H. 'Gold Edger'.