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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'A Burgh Thing'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: A Burgh Thing
Hybridized by R. & K. Danik; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15
16 to 18

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Eleven On Aug 13, 2013, Eleven from Royal Oak, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Hosta Registry Info: R. & K. Danik (ONIR) 2009
Plant: 42 in. (107 cm) diameter, 22 in. (56 cm) high; mound-like; medium.
Leaf: 12 in. (29 cm) long, 10 in. (24 cm) wide; 14 to 16 pairs of veins; medium blue-green; slightly rippled; dull on top; glaucous bloom underneath; moderately cupped, moderately, wavy, deeply corrugated; nearly round; cordate base;
Scape: 26 to 28 in. (66 cm) long; green.
Flower: tubular; Valencia, PA - June 1 to July 15;
Seed: sets pod; green seed pod;
Clump History: the original seedling; 7 yrs old; Valencia, PA;
Notable Characteristics: strong growing, with a good blue-green color, cupping and deep corrugation, very heavy substance.
[Parentage Unknown]



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