This slow growing,
upright cultivar was
originated by Van
Wade of Wade and Gatton Nursery (Closed 2019) of Ohio but registered in 1998
by Dr. Ed Elslager of Michigan on his behalf, and is of unidentified parentage. It is a medium size plant about 15 inches high with a
spread of around 29 inches. The foliage is intensely
blue-green, slightly rippled and slightly shiny on top.
Tubular flowers bloom from late July into August on
scapes 17 to 23 inches tall.