Hosta
Hosta sieboldiana 'Borwick Beauty'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Species: sieboldiana (see-bold-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Borwick Beauty
Hybridized by McBurnie-BHHS
Registered or introduced: 1988
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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)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Wavy

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:

Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

16 to 18

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1" - 1 1/2"

Bloom Time:

Early

Early/Mid

Flower Shape:

Funnel

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:

Near White

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Glouster, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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positives
3
neutrals
1
negative
RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 5, 2009, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Informational comment: Sport of H. sieboldiana; G. & B. McBurnie & BHHS (R) 1988

Neutral

On May 3, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

H. sieboldiana hybrid mutation

Negative

On Oct 7, 2002, bert from ehrikon
Switzerland (Zone 6b) wrote:

this hosta i not longer in my collection, dead lst winter

Neutral

On Sep 9, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes to 32". McBurnie/BHHS 1988.