this large size (19 inches high by 32 inches wide) cultivar is an
open-pollinated seedling of
H. ventricosa. It
has medium green, lanceolate foliage that is heavily
rippled, moderately wavy, moderately twisted and dull on
The ruffles on the leaves continues down the
petiole leaving no clear distinction between petiole and
leaf blade. Its flowers are pale lavender with purple
buds appearing more lavender with purple stripes as they
mature and the open flowers have heavy purple striping.
They bloom from late June into July on scapes 35 to 40
inches tall followed by viable seeds.
registration materials state: "...Many leaves are
very elongated with highly ruffled margins that often
extend down the fairly upright petioles - reminiscent of
an early ruffled collar. A very majestic looking hosta."