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Hosta
Hosta 'Color Glory'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Color Glory
Hybridized by P. Aden
Registered or introduced: 1980
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Plant Size (check one):

Giant (leaf >144 square inches; plant >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 pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Shape:

Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:

Cupped

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

2 (Good)

Leaf Color:

Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:

Funnel

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Near White

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Machesney Park, Illinois

Grand Rapids, Michigan

New Ulm, Minnesota

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Glouster, Ohio

Blandon, Pennsylvania

Norristown, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 18, 2014, JoniJumpUp from Grand Rapids, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant is also known as Borwick Beauty

Neutral

On Jun 3, 2011, miatapat from Blandon, PA wrote:

For any of you who are interested....Today, JUNE 3, 2011, I just bought "Color Glory" and "Karin" at our local Wal-mart on a half price sale for $2.98! They were in peat moss and bags, but , knowing how indestructible hosta is, I thought I'd take a chance as "Color Glory" is beautiful and expensive!

Neutral

On Jan 4, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 34". Sport of H. seiboldiana Elegans.