Ken Anderson of Minnesota registered this
large size sport of H. 'Krossa Regal' in 1992. The upright
mound grows to about 2 feet tall and spreads out about 47
inches. Its lavender flowers bloom in July and August on very
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...color contrast can only be
noticed at a close distance. In any case, it becomes a large size mound of foliage that looks good alongside 'Krossa Regal' and
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states in its Hosta Hybrids for Connoisseurs chapter: "Slower
to increase than its parent but this majestic yet understated hosta deserves
wider recognition. Impressive in a large container. Will always be a rare hosta
as it does not come true from micropropagation (i.e. tissue culture) and need
to be increased by division."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Emerald
Necklace' and H. 'Regal Chameleon'.