This slow growing
tissue culture sport of H. 'Blue
Mouse Ears' was registered by
Inc. of Michigan in 2009. It is a miniature size plant about 3˝ inches high
by 5 inches wide with slightly blue-green foliage that has a creamy white medial
(center) variegation. The leaves are broadly ovate, flat, dull on top and have a
rounded base. Medium lavender flowers with darker veins bloom from June into
July. It sets seeds but their viability was undetermined at the time of registration.
The Book of Little Hostas
by Kathy Guest Shadrack and
Michael Shadrack (2010), "...a fine addition
to the H. 'Blue Mouse Ears' dynasty...Needs tender loving care when first planted. An
excellent plant for the shaded rockery and fairy garden, and a fine addition to
the H. 'Blue Mouse Ears' dynasty."
van den Top, hybridizer from the Netherlands, believes that H. 'Pure
Heart' is actually the same as H. 'Desert