This seedling selection was
registered in 1993 by
Hideko Gowen of Minnesota,
Frank Riehl of Iowa and
Dr. Ralph (Herb) Benedict of Michigan. It grows
into a medium size hosta about 16 inches in height
inches in width. The leaf blade is elliptic, shiny on the
underside with red petioles. It bears deep purple flowers from
late July into August.
Similar hostas include
H. 'Cherry Berry'.