This plant was registered by
Paul Aden of New York in
1978 as a hybrid of H. 'Yellow Splash' and a seedling of H. 'Fortunei Robusta'.
The Hosta Handbook by
Mark Zilis (2000), "...its heritage is certainly
The plant forms a medium size (16 inches high
by 36 inches wide) mound of
streaked foliage. Its leaves are rounded at the base, slightly
wavy and have average substance. From late July into August, it
bears medium purple colored flowers followed by viable seeds.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), this cultivar "...has yielded an
incredible number of variegated seedlings as well as a few
sports. It frequently stabilizes to the green-centered, creamy
margined form, 'Neat Splash Rim'."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)
states: "Among th first streaked hostas used in breeding
and an excellent parent for variegated offspring...Very unstable variegation,
the leaves often having large patches of green with no streaking."