selection was originated by
Gray & Cole Nursery of
Massachusetts and registered by
Bob Kuk of Kuk's Forest in Ohio
in 1985. It is a giant size (29 inches high) mound that has heavily corrugated foliage
with thick substance. In late June, this plant produces near
white flowers in dense clusters followed by viable seeds.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Of moderate increase once established...Bloom
scape can be branched. Petaloid stamen double flowers are sometimes produced.
Slightly larger than its parent."
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009) states, "This may be the closest plant to the true
outstanding large, selected clone conforming very closely to Hylander's classic
Western diagnosis and representing the classic "European" H. 'Sieboldiana'."