A seedling of unidentified parentage,
this cultivar was originated by
of New York registered by
Alex Malloy of New York in 1998. It is a small
plant that grows to about 8 inches high with a spread of 17
inches. The lance shaped leaves are wavy and have thin
substance. Pale purple flowers bloom starting in mid-July.
The Book of Little Hostas by
Kathy and Michael Shadrack
(2010) says: "...it can grow larger than expected, so best placed
at the back of a raised bed or in a woodland garden."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Far exceeds its registered dimensions...Lovely
with H. 'Blue Beard'...colorful
but unstable leaf markings."
Similar hostas include H. 'Lakeside
Sports include H. 'Hideout', H. 'Pirate's Cove', H. 'Smuggler's Cove' and 'Valley's Secret