Hosta 'Old Glory'
 

This sport of H. 'Glory' (which is a seedling of H. 'August Moon') was registered by Hans Hansen and Shady Oaks Nursery of Minnesota in 1999. It was granted a U.S. patent in 2002. 'Old Glory' forms a large size (24 inches high) mound that has very broadly ovate, moderately wavy and slightly corrugated,  gold leaves with dark green margins. The purple flowers are borne from late June into July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...its individual flowers have unusual internal markings."

Similar cultivars include H. 'September Sun'.


United States Patent: PP12503  (2002)

Abstract: A distinct cultivar of Hosta plant named ‘Old Glory’, characterized by a unique variegation pattern with relatively wide dark-green margins and light-yellow centers. The new Hosta including clusters of lavender flowers positioned above the foliage.

 
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