Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina in
this cultivar is a seedling of [(H.
'Smiley Face' × H. 'Beet
(H. 'Peacock Strut' × H. 'Beet
Seedling 48/49Best" × (H. 'Sun Shower' ×
(**For clarity sake, the hostas in
Red are the background of the unnamed pod parent
and the ones in Green
are the background of the unnamed pollen parent of this cultivar.)
This is a medium size plant about 14 inches high by 22
inches wide with bright yellow foliage. The leaves are
broadly ovate, slightly wavy, slightly corrugated and
slightly shiny on top. They have rich purple petioles
with white wax extending into each leaf. Reddish purple
flowers bloom from July into August on scapes 18 to 20
inches tall .
registration materials state: "Bright yellow leaves
with purple filling the base and extending halfway up
the leaf...yellow leaves become light green later in the
they have exactly the same complicated background, we
would suspect that this hosta is a sibling of H.
we don't know for sure.