This heavily mottled, cream
margined hosta was registered by
Paul Aden of New York in 1978. It is a hybrid of H. 'Flamboyant' × H. 'High Fat Cream'.
This medium size (16 inches high) mound has slightly corrugated
foliage and bears pale lavender flowers on short
scapes in July.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), "...at one time, 'Jambeliah' had
heavily variegated foliage. Most specimens now, however, are
green-centered with a creamy yellow margin that often streaks
into the leaf center."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Richland
Surprise' and H. 'Wide