This slow growing sport of H. 'Bright Lights' is a non-registered cultivar from
Jan van den Top of the
Netherlands. It forms a
medium to large size (18 inches high by 49 inches wide) mound of thick substanced,
very broadly ovate, moderately corrugated, cupped foliage. Very pale
lavender flowers that bloom from late June into July.
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), "...differs from its mother plant
by a wider blue-green margin..."
Field Guide to Hostas by Mark Zilis (2014), "With its ample seed pod formation,...should be a useful
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Divide frequently to prevent reversion to all-blue
leaves. Robust but slow to increase...Differs from the parent in
having a definite differentiation between the wide margin and
the base color. Has exaggeratedly
mucronate leaf tips."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Blue
(incorrectly) as H. 'Heatwave'.