Wm and Eleanor Lachman of Massachusetts registered this cultivar in 1995. It is a hybrid of "P14-3" x
which grows into a medium size hosta at a height of 18 inches and a spread of 49 inches.
The leaves are moderately wavy, slightly corrugated and ovate
shaped. As the mound grows, it takes on an upright form. Pale
purple flowers bloom in mid-August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "The margin of 'Happy Valley'
changes from yellow to white during the growing season. I've
noticed a tendency for some leaves to have streaked and mottled
Happy Valley is a region of Pennsylvania that is home to Penn
State University. Wm Lachman was a graduate of that school.
Sports include H. 'Happy