This sport of H. 'Krossa Regal' was registered by
Tom Schmid of Michigan in 1995. It forms a large size (25 inches high by 36 inches wide) upright mound with slightly
wavy, smooth textured leaves with good substance. Medium
lavender flowers are borne on tall (3 to 5 feet tall) scapes from late July into August. It
does not produce seed.
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Moderate to rapid growth rate. Use as a border
specimen. Superb in a large container."
This cultivar is named for the
owner of Schmid Nursery in Jackson, Michigan.
Similar cultivars include H. 'Regal