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.
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.