This miniature size (5 inches high by 14
inches wide) sport of the
Hosta laevigata was originated
by Dr. Alan Tower of
Washington and registered by
Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina in 2005.
The dense mound has medium green colored, rippled, intensely wavy, heavily streaked leaves. Its
purple flowers have narrow petals and bloom in late August
followed by streaked seed pods.
Sports include H. 'Roller
There is also a cultivar named H. 'Lichtblick'
which in German means Ray of Hope.