This cultivar was registered by Eldren
Minks of Fairway Enterprises of Minnesota in 1990. It forms a small size mound of foliage
with pale lavender flowers in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "This is a sport of "Krossa L-7"
which is the same as 'Ellerbroek', which is a selection of 'Fortunei
Aureomarginata'...making this a white-centered 'Fortunei Obscura' type.. .should
only be grown by those collectors who are willing to baby it in
A catalog advertisement from Fairway Enterprises (Eldren
and Nancy Minks) in Minnesota in
Hosta Journal (1994 Vol. 25 No. 1) offered the following
hostas (among others): 'Banana Flip' - $100.00, 'Candle Glow' - $100.00,
'Coventry' - $100.00, 'Formal Attire' - $100.00, 'Holiday White' - $100.00,
'Mesa Fringe' - $100.00, 'Nancy Minks' - $150.00, 'Prince Albert' - $100.00, and
'Royal Highness' - $100.00.