Madelon Gilligan of New Zealand in
this upright growing cultivar is a small size (8 inches
high by 20 inches wide) seedling of H. 'Let's
Streak'. The dark green leaves have a creamy white
marginal variegation. They are broadly ovate, deeply
wavy, heavily rippled and slightly shiny on top. The
green and white coloration extends down into the
petioles. Pale purple flowers with darker stripes bloom
from June into July on scapes 17 to 21 inches tall
followed by viable seeds.
registration materials state: "...Bold contrasting colors, wide
white edge and very upright
posture...Contrast becomes more striking
throughout the season."
is an Irish female first name. It is an Anglicized
version of the Irish name Róisín, the diminutive of
"rose" in the Irish language.