This upright growing hosta was registered in 1997 by
Mary Chastain of
Lakeside Acres Nursery in Tennessee.
It is a hybrid of two unnamed seedlings which grows into a
medium size hosta around 17 inches
high and 41 inches wide. The leaves are ovate shaped, slightly
wavy with smooth texture. It bears funnel shaped, lavender
flowers in July followed by viable seeds.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Unusually large for a medio-variegated
hosta...Great sculptural qualities as well as striking tricolor effect on the
include H. 'Lakeside Meter Maid'.
Although this plant was labeled without an
"e" on the end of the name, the registered name is, in fact, 'Lakeside Love