- Long ruffled leaves are unique, soft, sea green with intense, purple spotted petioles. Springtime brings a dazzling show of strong purple blush that reaches from the base of the leaf to the tip and a narrow purple border circles the entire margin. That is a hosta unlike other hostas! Introduced in Germany. Lavender flowers. Matures 17 inches high and 34 inches wide. Zones 3-9.