slow growing seedling selection of unidentified parentage and unidentified origin, this hosta was registered by
Mark Zilis of Illinois in 2010. It is a medium
size plant about 17 inch high mound with a spread of 44 inches. The leaves are
nearly round, moderately wavy, deeply cupped, heavily corrugated and dull on top
with thick substance. Near white, tubular flowers form in dense clusters
starting in mid-June. It sets viable seeds.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "I'm not sure if Paul Aden
ever appreciated the value of this outstanding cultivar...one of
the best cupped hosta cultivars, it is beautifully corrugated,
thick-substanced, and attractive in flower."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Origin: H. 'Tokudama' hybrid.. .Slow to increase...Leaves are even more deeply cupped than similar
cultivar was formerly credited to
Paul Aden of New York but has been subsequently classified as having unidentified origin .