A cross between
macrophylla and H. 'Sea Drift', this cultivar was
jointly registered by
William Brincka and Olga
Petryszyn of Indiana in 1991. It is a slow growing, giant size (33 inches high
by 60 inches wide), semi-upright mound of deeply lobed, dark green foliage.
The leaves are heavily rippled, deeply veined and have thick
Pale lavender flowers with whitish bracts bloom in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Anyone who lusts after piecrust-margined hostas
should put 'Niagara Falls' at the top of their list. The large size mound size and vase-shaped habit accentuate this trait. It also
rates as one of Olga Petryszyn's finest introductions and is a
testament to her careful selection process."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Glaucous bloom on the leaf surface assumes a waxy
sheen later in the season. Piecrust edges are not present on the leaves of young
This cultivar was winner of the
Garden Performance Medal for 2012.