The result of a cross between
H. ventricosa x H. 'Invincible', this cultivar which is
part of the
Rosedale Series was registered by
Jerry Hadrava of Iowa in 1999. The
medium size mound is 13 inches high and 40 inches wide. Its leaves
are broadly ovate, somewhat unruly and very shiny on the
underside. The medium purple flowers on dense clusters bloom in
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "The excellent display of flowers shows the H.
Similar hostas include
H. 'Rosedale Stitched in Silk' and H. 'Slick Willie'.