This sport of H. 'Striptease' was
Nancy Burlingame of New York but registered by the
Western New York Hosta Society in 2004. It starts the season
with green foliage that has a gold marginal variegation but
changes to gold centered with green margins like the mother
plant later in the season. This cultivar forms a large size
(20 inches high) mound of slightly wavy, smooth textured foliage
of average substance. It bears pale lavender flowers from mid-July into August.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...represents the first sport that I ever saw with foliage
colors that completely reversed during the growing season."
Hosta Journal, (2008 Vol. 39 No 1), "...goes
through some dramatic shifts in color through the season. A chartreuse margin
surrounds a wide dark green leaf center in the spring. By late summer, the
colors have completely reversed, with the margin becoming green and the center