H. 'Beyond Glory'
is a tissue culture sport of H. 'Old Glory' which has a
yellow center and a wider
(about 3 inches) dark green margin than the mother
plant. It was registered in
of Walters Gardens,
Michigan who also patented the plant. This hosta is a
large size plant about 25 inches high by 50 inches wide
with slightly cupped leaves. The foliage is nearly round,
slightly wavy and slightly corrugated. Its pale
purple flowers are borne on scapes 26 to 32 inches tall
in July. It occasionally sets viable seeds.
The registration materials state: "...Goes
above and beyond its parent with twice as wide, darker
green margins, and thicker leaf substance...lavender
exterior & lavender interior sepals. Petals have purple
margins, lavender central stripe and a white pattern
down the base of each..."
United States Patent: PP28784 (2017)
Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named
‘Beyond Glory’ with foliage having stiff,
thick-substance cordate blades of very wide dark green
margins, and with leaf centers of yellow to chartreuse.
The light-lavender flowers are very tightly congested on
vertical scapes well above foliage in mid to late