This sport of H. 'Fortunei
Aureomarginata' was registered by
Gerardus Heemskerk of
Heemskerk Vaste Planten in the
Netherlands in 2005. It
forms a medium to large size mound of thick foliage and has lavender
flowers in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...appears to be a
tetraploid version of 'Fortunei
application lists the following as similar
cultivars: "The new Hosta can be compared to its parent cultivar,
the cultivar 'Aureo Marginata'. The variegation pattern
is different as plants of the new Hosta have a more
uniform and larger light yellow margin. In addition,
plants of the new Hosta grow faster and have thicker and
more round leaves than plants of the cultivar 'Aureo
In an article in
Hosta Journal, (2002 Vol. 33 No. 3), author
Warren I, Pollack says that H.
'Anne' are actually the same plant.
An article by
Warren I. Pollack in
Hosta Journal (2020 Vol. 51 No. 1) titled
Doppelgänger Hostas: Fancy Name for
Look-alike Hostas, included a long list of hostas
which various hostaphiles, published articles or other sources have
indicated "look" the same. Some of these are, in fact, the same
plant with two or more different names. Others are hostas that vary
in some minor trait which is not immediately discernable to the
casual observer such as seasonal color variations, bloom traits, ploidy, etc. So, as Warren mentions, hostaphiles may differ as to the
plants listed but then, their opinions are based on visual observations and interpretations.
'Granada', H. 'Twilight' and