This cultivar is a sport of H. 'Starker Yellow Leaf' (previously
known as H. 'Aureafolia') that was found by
Gladys Holly of Wisconsin and later obtained by
Eunice V. Fisher of Wisconsin. Peter Ruh of Ohio registered this plant on behalf of the originator,
Eunice V. Fisher
in 1998. It has
leaves that are speckled and splotched when they first emerge
similar to H. 'Cynthia'. Near
white flower appear in July.
Similar cultivars include H. 'Cynthia' and H. 'Wolcott' .