This cultivar is an
open-pollinated seedling of
H. montana 'Aureomarginata' which
was registered by
Dr. Jim and
Wilkins of Michigan in 1989. It forms a
giant, vase-shaped mount about 32 inches tall by 75 inches wide.
The leaves are slightly wavy, deeply veined and have thick
substance. In July, very pale purple flowers bloom on 4 foot
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Except for its all green color, 'Mount Fuji' is nearly
identical to H. montana 'Aureomarginata' and may be
the best example of a typical H. montana in both
foliage and flower."