This cultivar is a sport of H. 'Pineapple Upsidedown Cake' that was
discovered by Amy Bergeron
and registered by
Inc. of Michigan in 2005 and granted a U.S. patent in
2007. The medium size, dense mound has leaves
that are narrow, heavily rippled. In August, it bears lavender
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "When I first viewed this plant during the 2005 "First
Look" seedling and sport competition, I was enthralled with it.
Competition judges voted it the best sport at that meeting, and
deservedly so! The beautiful creamy margins accentuate its
rippled effect, making for a spectacular plant."
cultivar won the 2005
Kevin Vaughn Award at the First Look hosta competition as the best sport as chosen by the AHS Judges.
United States Patent: PP18318 (2007)
Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named
‘Pineapple Punch’, characterized by narrow pointed
leaves having creamy yellow margins, and a deep green
center, that displays a arching habit, and light
lavender flowers held above the foliage on thick