This medium size cultivar
resulted from a cross of H. 'Sum and Substance' × H. plantaginea. It was
Mark Zilis of Illinois in 2003
and was the "convention plant" distributed to those who
attended the 1991
National Convention of
The American Hosta Society in Raleigh, North Carolina.
'Raleigh Remembrance' grows 15
inches high and spreads to about 32 inches with faintly
corrugated, narrowly ovate shaped leaves. It bears medium
lavender flowers starting in late July. Although one parent was
H. plantaginea, it does not have fragrant blooms.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...an unusually slow grower. For
some reason, it takes many years (five or more) to reach