Hosta
Hosta 'A Burgh Thing'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: A Burgh Thing
Hybridized by Danik
Registered or introduced: 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

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]