tissue culture sport of H. 'Big
Daddy' was registered by
Mark Zilis of Illinois in 2003. It grows to
a medium size about 16
inches high and 3 feet wide with moderately corrugated leaves of
thick substance. Dense clusters of near white flowers bloom in
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...tendency to revert to more
stable forms over time, so culling of off type shoots is
necessary...good plant for breeding thick-substanced, variegated
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "...a specimen or accompanied by plainer green
foliage to complement the "jazziness" of the leaves. The glaucous bloom
gradually disappears from the upper leaf surface. Slow to increase...Divide
frequently to retain the leaf pattern...Leaves are a very colorful, but unstable
blend of blue, chartreuse, golden yellow, and pale cream."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Dorothy Benedict'.