This cultivar is a sport of H. 'Lancifolia',
that has creamy white margins. It is a medium size hosta about
12 inches high by 33 inches wide with mid-green
foliage that has a narrow pale white marginal
variegation. The leaves are rippled, lanceolate and
come to a distinct tip. Purple flowers bloom from
July into August.
The other characteristics are
similar to those of the species.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Lovely in a container...Flowering earlier than
H. 'Lancifolia' and the color is a deeper purple."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Change of Tradition',
H. 'Gaijin', H. 'Silver Lance' and H. 'Silver