This cultivar with
sieboldii in its background was originated by
Stone of Connecticut but was registered by
Peter Ruh of Ohio in
1988. It forms a small size mound of gold foliage with white marginal
variegation. The plant grows about 9 inches in height with a
spread of around 25 inches. Its leaves are slightly wavy with
smooth texture and thin substance. Medium purple flowers bloom
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...becoming hard to find."
cultivar was named by Henry
and Frank Payne of Piedmont Gardens.
Hosta Journal (1992 Vol. 23 No. 1) there is an article by Peter Ruh about the so-called David
Stone Medium hostas which went by a numbering system that started with
cultivar was called DSM #4 and was described as "Small, fragile plant,
yellow leaves with cream border, lavender flowers. Named by