Stuart Asch of Michigan registered this
seedling of H. 'Gold Standard' in 2003. It is a medium size
plant about 13 inches high with a spread of around 30 inches.
The bright gold foliage is slightly rippled. Very pale lavender
flowers bloom from mid-July into August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...has the distinction of being the only listed seedling out of
'Gold Standard'. The latter has proven to be nearly sterile,
rarely forming seed pods."
The originator made the following comment on the
of Seedy Fellows website: "This hosta is a sentimental favorite of mine as it comes from the
sterile 'Gold Standard', a plant introduced by my mentor
Pauline Banyai. Bright
gold/yellow leaves are in abundance especially in mid July when the white
flowers flourish. The second flush of flowers also gives a wonderful contrast of
colors especially when lavender flowers are in bloom. The petioles are quite