Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Patricia Scolnik of Chapel Hill, NC. and R. Solberg.
Year of Registration: 2002

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 43 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Broadly Ovate, Flat, Intensely Blue-green with a Yellow, Creamy White or Pure White margin.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Pale lavender, Tubular shape. 28 inch scapes.
Flower Time: Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 16 inches tall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Medium growth rate.
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: AHS Benedict Garden Performance Award Honorable Mention 2009, AHS-BGP Award of Merit 2010, RHS Award of Garden Merit 2012, AHS-BGP Medal 2013
Parentage: Sport of: Halcyon
Child plants: 3 child plants

Common names
  • Hosta

Photo Gallery
Location: my front yard
Date: 2018-05-09
Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-08
Location: Northwest N.J.
Date: 2018-08-21
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (April 2022)
Date: 2022-04-29
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-04-12
Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-08
Photo by Rose1656
Location: South Carolina
Date: 2023-04-30
Location: my front yard
Date: 2013-05-12
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2018-08-11
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2017-06-07
Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NY
Date: April 2022
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: June 2013
Location: my front yard
Date: 2013-05-12
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date: 2022-04-14

Date: 2015-06-20
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: Home
Location: Home
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2021-06-18
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date: 2022-04-10
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: 2012-04-09
Seedling or Young Plant
Location: Apple Valley MN
Date: 2017-05-15
H. First Frost spring

Date: 2013-05-17
Still unfurling on 5-17-13
Photo by ViolaAnn
Location: Dayton, KY
Date: 5/7/13
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2014-05-22
This is a photo of a plant grown in dappled to heavy shade

Date: 2006-06-04
Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2015-12-13
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2014-06-21
Location: Home
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.

Date: 2014-06-10
Location: Minneapolis, MN area
Date: 2013-08-03
Location: Little garden of Big Dreams, Dayton KY

Date: 2014-06-23

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2012-06-20
H. First Frost' leaf
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2015-06-23
This plant was smaller this year than last year

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2014-05-08

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2006-06-04
Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2014-04-04

Date: 2014-04-04

Date: 2014-05-06

Date: 2022-05-16
Location: Chaska, MN
Date: 2013-07-29
Photo by tcs1366
Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2007-08-14
H. 'First Frost'
Photo by ViolaAnn
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  • Posted by NHJenDion (Southern NH - Zone 5b) on Sep 24, 2015 10:37 AM concerning plant:
    Stellar plant. The cream margin against the blue leaf really pops! Mine is at the edge of a foundation bed on the east side of my house. It only gets a couple of hours of late am/early pm sun, but the color of it is so intense that it's the first plant you notice when you look at that bed.
Plant Events from our members
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Is this photo in the correct spot? by ViolaAnn Jun 25, 2012 6:31 PM 3
First Frost by Seedfork May 29, 2014 11:00 AM 0

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