This cultivar, a
tissue culture sport of H. 'Obsession', was registered by
Hans Hansen and
Shady Oaks Nurseryof Minnesota in 2001.
'Rainbow's End' was granted a U.S. patent in 2006. It grows
into a medium size hosta about one foot tall by two feet wide and
bears pale lavender flowers with darker centers in July. The
flower scapes are red in color.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Slow growth rate. Useful at the front of a border,
in a rock garden, or as an edging...large, curled, colorful variegated scape
bracts stained red at the junction with the scape, the large red-stained flower
bracts and red scape."
Similar hostas include H. 'Red Hot Flash'.