This seedling of
H. longipes latifolia was registered by
Dr. Ralph (Herb) Benedict of Michigan and Hideko Gowen of Minnesota in 1990. It is a medium
size (16 inches high)
mound that has a heavy bloom on the underside
of the leaf and purple/red dots on the leaf petioles. The dark
purple flowers are bunched toward the top of the scape and bloom
from mid-September into October.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Grow at eye level for best effect. Moderate growth
rate...Good pollen parent for leaf substance and shape."