Registered by Randy Goodwin
of Indiana in
this slow growing cultivar is
a medium size (15 inches high by 36 inches wide)
sport of H. 'Yankee Doodle Dandy'. It has olive
green foliage with a yellow marginal variegation.
The leaves are broadly ovate, slightly cupped,
slightly twisted, folded, dull on the bottom and
slightly shiny on top. Pale lavender flowers on scapes 25 to 30 inches tall bloom from late June
into July followed by viable seeds.
The registration materials state: "...distinctive
green color accented by thin yellow margins on a
strongly veined leaf surface...faint striping on center
There is an image of this
cultivar on the
Hosta Library. From the photo on the HL website, it appears to be a small
size hosta with green leaves and creamy white marginal variegation. This
non-registered cultivar was originated by
Alex Malloy of New York.
The Hostapedia by
Mark Zilis (2009), "...leaves
white-margined with a green and yellow-streaked