This cultivar forms a large size (24 inches high
by 50 inches wide) mound and has whitish flowers from late June into July. The leaves are
broadly ovate shaped, slightly wavy and have
smooth texture. Near white flowers bloom from late June into July. It was registered in 1988 as a cross between H. 'Banana Sundae' × H. 'Frances
The Hosta Handbook by Mark
Zilis (2000), this plant is "A truly impressive plant for its
large size mound of foliage with very wide, creamy white borders,
'Robert Frost' is another fine
Wm and Eleanor Lachman of Massachusetts introduction."
Field Guide to Hostas by Mark Zilis (2014), "...introduced for sale by
Hatfield Gardens in 1989 for $200 per plant...represents the high standards
that the Lachmans sought for their introductions...remains popular among
collectors, nurseries, and shade gardeners and is proving to be superior to
many, newer white-edged Sieboldiana-types."