This cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Sum and Substance' × H. 'Elegans'
was registered by
Mark Zilis of Illinois in 1999. It forms a giant size mound, 28
inches in height by 60 inches in width. The foliage is shiny,
broadly ovate with a deeply lobed base and has thick substance.
Its pale lavender flowers bloom from late July into August
followed by viable seeds.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "The huge leaves of the H. 'Sum and Substance'
parent and the thickness and surface texture of the H. '
parent combine to make this an impressive hosta."