This non-registered cultivar is a sport of H. 'Striptease'
Steve Karbula of Ohio. It grows to a height of 25 inches with a width of
47 inches. The green colored leaves have a white medial (center)
variegation. Lavender flowers bloomed in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "The name is no longer valid, however, since there is now a
registered cultivar with the name 'Lap Dance'."
Hosta Journal, Vol. 39 No. 1 Pg 34 - 2008: "...has
a white center, but a very wide one. The narrow green margin is irregular and
often streaks into the white. Even with the large amount of white,...is a
An article titled H. 'Lapdance' versus H. 'Lap Dance' by Joshua Spece in
Hosta Journal (2008 Vol. 39 No.2) pointed out that Greg
Johnson registered a hosta called H. 'Lap Dance' in 2004. It is a miniature
seedling of H. 'Happiness' with narrow leaves that grow vertically. The color is
blue-green with a lighter blue-green center. A sport of H. 'Striptease' from
Steve Karbula has been given the name H. 'Lapdance'. The registered version is
the officially accepted name and H. 'Lapdance' would probably have to be renamed