medium size (12 inches high by 21 inches wide) cultivar from
Eldren and Nancy Minks of Minnesota, this seedling selection
of unidentified parentage was registered on their behalf by
Kevin Walek (Hosta Registrar) in 2009. It is an inconsistently variegated hosta
with chartreuse colored foliage that has a creamy
white streaked variegation. The leaves may turn to a
whitish color later in the season.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "I've seen this cultivar in three
different collections...the variegation was very irregular and
the plants were very small...Van
Wade of Wade and Gatton Nursery of Ohio described 'Ribbon Candy'
as having "Small green and yellow variegated leaves" and being
Sure looks as if this hosta from the Van Wade collection is labeled as
H. 'Ribbon Candy'
but it seems to be a medium size plant whereas the description calls
- Mr PGC