This slow growing, large
size (25 inches high by 63 inches wide), gold leaf cultivar of
was originated by
and Frank and Henry Payne of Piedmont Gardens registered it in 1982. Its foliage is
oblong ovate shaped, slightly rippled and slightly corrugated.
The plant forms near white flowers from late June into July on
nearly 3 feet long scapes.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), this cultivar "...ranks as one of
the premier large, gold leaved hosta cultivars...does not
burn that afflicts other golden
Hosta sieboldiana types."