Highly regarded for its longevity compared to other cultivars, this showy variegated selection forms a fluffy mound of showy creamy white and green leaves that are tinged with pink in spring. New leaves appear all season. Lightly fragrant, lavender blue flowers appear briefly. Breeder: Bill Cullina

This sport of 'Stairway to Heaven' features smaller, more finely textured foliage and a more compact, refined habit. Green leaves with bright white edges form a dense mound that is covered in light pink buds which open to pale blue flowers. New leaves appear all season. Introduced by: Sunny Border Nurseries

This exceptionally dark form features fernlike, maroon foliage in spring and fall, transitioning to deep green in summer. Clusters of relatively large, soft violet blue flowers appear well above the foliage in spring; may rebloom if deadheaded. Excellent spring retail appeal. Best in rich, cool, moist soil. Introduced by: Jelitto.