Laterna Magica is a very small Hosta. Ht. about 12” tall & spread of max 22". It produces a small mound of narrow, slightly wavy leaves. The almost golden upright leaves, have a wavy margin & are heavily rippled. It is a rapidly growing Hosta and like a little sunshine, to keep the yellow colour. In the summer, the clump is topped with a mass of delicate, intense lavender, flowers displayed tall 18", green scapes. It isn't slug resistant but will tolerate the sun. Looks great when in full flower and mass planted.