This hybrid of H. 'Butter
Rim' × an unnamed seedling was registered by
of Savory's Gardens in Minnesota in 1988. It forms a mound about 12 inches high
with a spread of 24 inches of gold colored foliage with a green
marginal variegation. The leaves are moderately wavy and have
thin substance. Pale purple flowers are borne in August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...develop spots that can occupy anywhere from a small
portion to a majority of the leaf surface...the spots mar the
beauty of 'Moon Shadow', making its widespread usage debatable."