Originator's Stock (OS) directly purchased from Peter Ruh. Seedling from H. kiyosumiensis x pycnophylla from H. Sugita and Peter Ruh, 1998. Leaf blade 12" x 7", bluish green in spring, a shiny dark green by mid summer, leaf blade narrowly ovate, slightly rippled, smooth textured, very thick underside bloom, purple red petioles. By early summer the bluish bloom accumulates in the veins creating an interesting effect. Lavender flowers in August. Peter grew hostas for well over 50 years in Ohio, USA and was one of the original hosta hybridizers. We had the honor of meeting Peter and Jean at their home and nursery during th 2005 American Hosta Society Convension and purchased this hosta from them.
18 inches high x 30 inches wide