This large size plant is a 1923 seedling
selection from Cynthia Tompkins
of Nebraska which was registered by
Peter Ruh of Ohio in 2000. The
large size mound grows to 26 inches high and 4 feet
wide with heavily corrugated, unruly foliage with thick
substance. Its near white flowers bloom in July with
H. montana type bracts.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...one of the earliest
cultivars developed in the U.S....was a sibling to both
'Lakeport Blue' and 'Rhubarb Blue'.