This cultivar which was originated by
of Ohio is, according to
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "listed as a sport of 'Fortunei Stenantha
Variegated'..." aka H. 'Fool's
Gold'. It was registered in 2009 on behalf of
Kevin Walek (Hosta Registrar).
'Rhapsody' forms a large size (24 inches high by 55
inches wide), semi-upright mound of green foliage with a white marginal
variegation. The leaves are slightly rippled, ovate and has deep veins. Pale
lavender, funnel shaped flowers open in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009) comments, "...'Rhapsody' has been greatly
Similar cultivars include H. 'Fortunei Albomarginata' and H. 'Vivian'.