Diana Grenfell from
England registered this cultivar in 1996 as a sport of H. 'Sum
and Substance'. It is a giant size (33 inches high by 78
inches wide) plant with gold
leaf margins and 15 pairs of veins. Pale lavender flowers bloom from late July into August.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), this cultivar "...was the first green-centered sport
of 'Sum and Substance' to be widely propagated by
tissue culture. Its margin is noticeable but narrow in comparison to
several newer cultivars."
Isobel Barnett popularly known as Lady Isobel Barnett, was a
British radio and television personality, famous during the
1950s and 1960s.
Fuchsia 'Lady Isobel Barnett' is also named for