an exampel of a "complex hybrid" since it is the result of
cross-pollination of several cultivars. Here are the details:
((H. 'Beatrice' ×
open-pollinated seedling) x
open-pollinated seedling) x H. venusta.
Tony Avent of
Plant Delights Nursery in North Carolina
registered it in 2005.
The plant reaches a small size with a height of
about 7 inches with a spread of around 13 inches. Its leaves are
elliptic to ovate in shape and have a smooth texture. Deep
purple flowers bloom in the early summer followed by viable
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Very vigorous and fast growing. An extremely
attractive little hosta for edging and ground cover. A superb recent
introduction for the smaller garden."