This cultivar is a sport of H. 'Gold Regal' was registered by
Wade of Wade and Gatton Nursery of Ohio in 1998. With a vase
shaped form, this plant gets very large at 35 inches tall and 79
inches wide. Its lavender flowers bloom large numbers.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Van Wade was so taken with the
beauty of this plant in bloom on July 4, 1996 that he named it' independence Day'. For a few years it was known merely as 'Gold