MyHostas database



Originator(s)Bill & Eleanor Lachman 1986

Origin(x 'Beatrice') x (x 'Frances Williams')

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width40x85 cm (16x33 in.)

Leaf length x width23x18 cm (9x7 in.)

Vein pairs10

Leaf colordark green,streaked,yellow edge

Variegationstreaked, edge




Scape height 


Flower length 


Flowering periodJuly - August





InfoMedium dark green oval leaves with irregular wide yellow margin and some mottling. 16" tall with leaves 12" x 9". Glossy with heavy texture.
Older leaves are intensely rugose.
Lavender flowers in July and August on 34" scapes.
This recent introduction from the Lachman's breeding program boasts large dark green leaves, both long and broad with a wide yellow border.
As the plant ages, the leaves develop a wonderful intense corrugation.
In early summer, the 3' wide clumps are adorned with lavender flowers.
Crinkled dark green leaf w/wide gold margin, some streaking; lav. flwrs.
One of our favorites of the newer cultivars. Large dark green heart-shaped leaves with a wide irregular yellow margin. The margin streaks a bit into the center.
Leaf texture and puckering increases as the plant ages. Lavender flowers.
Large deep green oval leaves (12" x 9") are complemented by a vivid cream to gold margin. The margin color blends and streaks into the base color, occasionally to the center, producing several hues of green and gold. Glossy thick leaves that pucker with maturity. A hybrid of H. 'Frances Williams'. 16" x 34". Blooms lavender.
Shade to 1/2 sun. Growth average.
Irregularly wide yellow margin which streaks to the center of the deep green, heart-shaped leaves. Lavender flowers.
Medium, dark green leaves with irregular wide yellow margins, some mottling, heavy texture. Lavendar flowers in July and August.
A striking Lachman introduction known for its wide margins that change from gold to creamy white; outstanding specimen or ground cover.

Sports'Festival' sport/o

Progeny'Sherwood Forest' selfed