The large white medial
variegation of this hosta accounts for its name. According to
The Hosta Handbook by
Mark Zilis (2000), this is the stable form of a streaked plant once known as
Hosta fortunei 'Krossa Variegated' that was available
This cultivar was registered by
The American Hosta Society in 1983 on behalf of
who introduced it around 1971.