John Kulpa of Michigan registered this sport of H. 'Whirlwind' in 1991. It forms a medium size (18 inches high) mound that has shiny dark green leaves and
bears lavender flowers from late July into August.
The Hosta Handbook by Mark Zilis (2000), it is "...one of the best dark green hostas; greatly
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009) says, "Consider using it as a foil
to 'Whirlwind' and its many variegated sports."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Among the best of the hostas with dark green
leaves. Easily exceeds its registered dimensions."