Dr. Jim and Jill Wilkins
in 1989, this cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Aspen Gold' × H. 'Gold Regal'. It medium
size (10 inches high) and has
deeply cupped leaves of thick substance. Near white flowers
bloom in July followed by viable seeds.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), this cultivar "...is notable for its combination of
deep cupping, corrugation, and gold foliage color. Somewhat
surprising is its fairly small size, considering its much larger
parents. Its only negative is a very slow growth rate."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)
states: "Golden color remains longer if grown in some
morning sun. Slow but worth the wait as the leaves have an attractive shape and