Originated by Heinz Klose of
Staudengärtnerei Klose in Germany but registered in 2006
by Peter Ruh of Ohio on his behalf, this
small size (9 inches high by 18 inches wide) cultivar
is of unidentified parentage but part of the Tardiana Group. Its leaves are dark green, ovate, flat and waxy
on top. Tubular, slightly striped flowers bloom from
mid-July into August on scapes about 11 inches tall.
The following poem by Judy Burns of
Georgia was included in
Hosta Journal (2010 Vol. 41 No. 1).