MyHostas database



Originator(s)Japan/Paul Aden/Klehm Nursery/Mark Zilis/AHS 2010


Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width38x76 cm (15x30 in.)

Leaf length x width27x22 cm (11x9 in.)

Vein pairs11-12

Leaf color(creamy white>green),green edge

Variegationmedio, viridescent

Leafstitched edge, shiny, wavy



Scape height60 cm (24 in.)

Flowernear white

Flower length6 cm (2.4 in.)


Flowering periodJuly - August





Info10" tall. Part Sun to Light Shade. Slow.
Wavy, tapered blue suede leaves. Medium lavender flowers in spring.
Probably the most mysterious hosta to ever exist... rumored to be a product of experimental radiation! Its price reflects the ineffectiveness of tissue culture in reproducing this plant. H. 'Embroidery' (an H. hypoleuca derivative) makes a small clump to 20" wide. Each shiny green leaf emerges in spring with a creamy white center and a fabulous "stitched" edge. The center coloration and some of the exaggerated stitching fades in warm weather. In early summer, the clump is topped with arching stalks of light lavender flowers... only for the serious collector!
Unusual white centered green. With stitched edge.
Many have been in want of this plant for years but the price has always made it unobtainable and those of us who did purchase it usually had a difficult time growing it. Now we can offer tissue-cultured plants that have been grown a couple years, have good roots and are proven at a price that is not unthinkable. The plant comes from a seed that was radiated, the shiny leaf emerges in the spring with a creamy-white center which fades to green by summer and a margin that is gathered and puckered. Lavender flowers in summer.

Sports'Embellishment' sport/os
'Green Velveteen' sport/gg
'Maniac' sport/gg

Progeny'Two Step' = PP x 'Aden 341'