Hosta of the Year 2008. (E. & J. Deckert, 2000)Who couldn't fall in love with a cute little hosta with a name like that? Small round gray-green leaves are comprised of a substance so thick you have to feel it to believe it. Lavender flowers on short scapes proportionate to the clump top it in midsummer. A must-have hosta for the collector and rock garden enthusiast. 2008 American Hosta Growers Hosta of the Year! Slug resistant.