A sport of H. 'Dance
with Me', was registered by
Eric Kinman of Starks Nursery in
Norwalk, Iowa, in 2007. The large size (20 inches high by 36
inches wide) mound of foliage has a wider margin than the mother plant,
The Hosta Handbook by Mark Zilis (2000).
Pale lavender flowers bloom in July.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "
Vigorous, with a moderate growth rate. Use as a
specimen for a close-up view of the unusual leaf features. Divide often to
retain these features...The yellow central variegation appears to have been
"sewn" onto the green margin causing some puckering near the junction of the two
An article on "Look Alikes" in
Hosta Journal (2007 Vol. 38 No.1) listed H. 'Woop
Woop', H. 'Stitch in Time'
and H. 'Mango Tango' as cultivars that are difficult to distinguish from