hybrid of two unnamed seedlings, this hosta was registered in 2006 by
Mary Chastain of
Lakeside Acres Nursery in Tennessee.
It grows to about 10 inches in height and 23 inches in width
with leaves that are broadly ovate and rippled.
The pale purple flowers bloom in early July.
Field Guide to Hostas by Mark Zilis (2014), "I have heard many a collector sing the praises of
'Lakeside Paisley Print'. I do not know if it is the
beautiful variegation or the neatly rippled margin -
most likely a combination of the two - that gets
everybody talking. It is Mary Chastain's last major
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states in its Hosta Hybrids for Connoisseurs chapter: "Divide
frequently to retain the striking and unusual central
variegation. Still very expensive and hard to obtain...The
flaring streaks of cream rising from the base of the leaf
surrounded by a darkish green background."
'Lakeside Paisley Print' was named the 2019 Hosta of the Year by the
American Hosta Growers Association.