A cross of H. 'Galaxy' × H. 'Sum and
Substance', this cultivar grows into
a large size hosta about 26 inches in height and
spreads to 52 inches in width. It was registered by
Jerry Hadrava of Iowa in 1999 as part of his
Rosedale Series. The leaves are slightly wavy, slightly corrugated with
thick substance. It displays very pale lavender flowers in July.
This is another hosta that has
contributed to the confusion over names. According to
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "This cultivar went through a
succession of names. In 1998 it was known simply as 'Geneva',
but that was changed to 'Rosedale Geneva'. At the time of its
registration in 1999, it finally became 'Rosedale Genevieve',
honoring the late Geneva
Stark of Norwalk, Iowa."