This cultivar is a sport of
H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' that was registered by the
British Hosta and
Hemerocallis Society (BHHS) on behalf of the originator, Graham and Betty McBurnie in 1988.
The large size mound rises to a height of 24
inches and a width of 57 inches with leaves that have a thick
substance and are moderately corrugated. Near white flowers
bloom in mid-June.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), "The unfortunate tendency of 'Borwick
Beauty' to develop the spring desiccation burn problem mars the
beauty of this outstanding hosta."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Color Glory', H. 'Du Page Delight' and H. 'George Smith'.