This cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Blue
Arrow' x H. nigrescens 'Elatior'
that was registered by
Bob Balitewicz in 1999. The large size (21 inches high
by about 56 inches wide) plant has narrowly ovate leaves with a
thick underside bloom. Its near white flowers bloom from late July into mid-August
followed by viable seeds.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), "The appearance of this rich blue-leaved cultivar
Tardiana, albeit at the
large end of the size range."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas (2009)
states: "A vigorous, rapid increaser for a blue-leaved
Similar cultivars include H. 'Biddy's
Blue', H. 'Blue Arrow' and H. 'Indiana