A hybrid of (H. 'Resonance'
× a seedling) × H. 'Halcyon', this
cultivar was registered by
Wm and Eleanor Lachman of Massachusetts in 1987. The large size (22 inches high) mound has slightly wavy,
slightly corrugated leaves with reddish, purple dots on the
petioles. Pale purple flowers bloom from late July into mid-August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...originally registered as 'Tamborine' due to a
typographical error...This is a classic, white-margined Lachman
cultivar. Its fast growth rate makes it suitable for ground
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Leaves assume a blue-green overtone if grown in
good light but not direct sun. Increases rapidly. Makes a good
ground cover...The tightly packed leaf mound causes the edges to