Originated by Heinz Klose of
Staudengärtnerei Klose in Germany but registered in 2008
by Peter and Jean Ruh of Ohio on his behalf, this
slow growing, upright cultivar
is of unidentified parentage. It is a medium size (11 inches
high by 17 inches wide) hosta with dark blue-green
foliage that is lightly twisted, ovate, slightly wavy and
slightly shiny on top. Bell shape, striped flowers bloom
on scapes about 18 inches tall.
The registration materials say the plant has: "...open growth..."
According to a Google search, "Kasseler is the name
given to any pork cut that has been smoked, then ripened
in a salt brine solution."