Margorie Soules registered this cultivar in 1985 as a hybrid
of H. 'Sieboldiana' ×
Williams'. The large size (22 inches high) mound of
heavily corrugated foliage has thick substance and bears near
white flowers from late June into July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), says that this plant falls into a group in the
H. 'Sieboldiana' species and consists of "registered
seedlings that have either 'Elegans' or an 'Elegans' sport (e.g. 'Frances
Halo', etc.) as a parent. All of these have blue-green
foliage and represent the range of 'Elegans' types that can be
Similar cultivars include H. 'Helen
Doriot' and H. 'Indianapolis Blue'.