This plant of unknown parentage was registered by
Gerald Williams of Minnesota in 1996. It forms a medium size (16
inches high by 30 inches wide), semi-upright mound of foliage with a thin white marginal
very narrowly ovate leaves are
very wavy and fold upwards. It has medium lavender flowers on reddish stems from
late July into August but it does not set seeds.
(2000), "...one of the weirdest cultivar introductions in many years; exact
origin unknown, but most likely a sport of some
Field Guide to Hostas by
Mark Zilis (2014),
"...has earned the reputation of being one of the most unusual of all hosta
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)
states: "Grow at eye level to get the best effect from the
unusual leaf habit. Plant with a collection of ferns or small hostas with
contrasting, hear-shaped leaves. Not just an interesting hosta but an unusual
and interesting foliage plant."