tissue culture sport of
this cultivar was registered by
Mark Zilis of Illinois
in 2003. This giant size (38 inches high by 88 inches wide) semi-upright plant has leaves
that are cupped at the base, wavy with smooth texture. Near
white flowers bloom from mid-July into August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), this cultivar "...is one of the finest sports
found in my company's
tissue culture lab. It certainly
helps that its mother plant, 'Elatior', is an outstanding hosta
with a large size mound size, vase-shaped habit, shiny leaves, and
tall flower scapes...certainly the rival of 'Sagae' and 'Liberty' as a giant,
variegated mound of foliage."
An article by Warren I. Pollock in
Hosta Journal (2011 Vol. 42 No. 1) states that, "The
handsome 'Victory'...a sport of 'Elatior', has handsome green leaves with creamy
yellow margin that fades to creamy white. It too has those exceedingly tall
flower scapes; the registration gives their heights as 40 to 70 inches. I am one
of those who does not consider the scapes of 'Elatior' and 'Victory' a positive
This cultivar was winner of the
Performance Medal for 2017.