upright growing hosta forms a large size (26
inches high by 46 inches wide) mound of bright golden foliage. The leaves are broadly oblong-ovate, moderately
wavy and heavily corrugated. It was introduced in the 1980s by
Mildred Seaver of Massachusetts but not registered until 2004.
The Hosta Handbook by
Mark Zilis (2000), states
that this cultivar "...is a
of Massachusetts introduction and was originally called 'Sea Tail' and 'Sea High
Noon'. It made such a sensation at the 1987
Convention of The
American Hosta Society that a plant of 'High Noon'
sold for a record-breaking $700 at that year's auction."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Site in some morning sun to brighten the color and
remove the early season chartreuse...Leaves are more
elegantly pointed than most hostas with similar