This cultivar was registered by Maria Plater-Zyberk and Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina in 1994. According to
The Hosta Handbook by Mark Zilis (2000), it is "...listed as a
sport of 'August
Moon' but no doubt a seedling;..."
This large size (16
to 20 inches high by 24 inches wide)
mound has leaves that are very wavy along the margins and have a
long, curved tip with good substance. It bears whitish flowers from late July into August
on scapes up to 30 inches tall.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), this cultivar "...is a good
example of the difference between waves and ripples in a
hosta...Ripples are much smaller, usually with many more per edge."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Should tolerate morning sun. An eye-catching hosta
which needs careful placing...Exaggerated rippling almost distorts the leaf
Similar cultivars include H. 'Mrs. Minky' and H. 'Ophir'.