Vic Santa Lucia of North Carolina and
introduced by Iron Gate Gardens, this plant is a sport of a
green seedling derived from H. 'Iron
Gate Glamour' × H. 'Frances Williams'.
It was registered on his behalf by
Kevin Walek (Hosta Registrar) in
'Columbus Circle' is a medium size hosta
growing to around 17 inches in height with a spread
of about 42 inches. The medium to dark green foliage
has a white marginal variegation. Its leaves are
slightly rippled, broadly ovate, cupped, slightly
rippled and have a glaucous bloom on the bottom.
Very pale lavender flowers bloom from mid-July to
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "For unknown reasons, few collectors grow this
attractive plant and even fewer nurseries offer it for sale."