This upright growing cultivar is a sport of H. 'Fireworks' which was
discovered by Hannah B. Zwagerman
and registered by Walters Gardens, Inc. of Michigan in 2012 It forms a small size clump about
8 inches in height with a spread of around 16 inches. The leaves
are dark green with white medial (center) variegation and are lanceolate,
moderately folded and slightly shiny on top with good substance. It bears
lavender, tubular flowers with translucent margins from mid-July into August.
cultivar won the 2017
Kevin Vaughn Award at the First Look hosta competition as the best sport as chosen by the AHS Judges
Award as the best sport as chosen by the Attendees.
It was shown by Amy Bergeron
United States Patent: PP25399 (2015)
Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named
‘Sparkler’, characterized by stiff, heavy-substance,
thick foliage with conduplicate leaf blades with
variegation of white centers and dark green margins and
intermediate colors feathered between margin and center.
Hosta ‘Sparkler’ flowers with erect cream-colored
scapes having upright facing light lavender flowers in
mid-July subtended by variegated bracts on a compact