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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18-28 inches
Plant Spread: 48 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Wavy and Corrugated, Color is Chartreuse & Golden Yellow with a Blue-Green margin.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 3 child plants

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  • Hosta

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Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: August 5, 2015
Reliable hosta in shade or part sun, but it burns when grown in t
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-05-10
Early spring foliage
Photo by ViolaAnn
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-06-17
Location: my front yard
Date: 2022-06-05
Photo by ViolaAnn
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2018-07-12
Location: My south flower bed.
Date: Spring/2011
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2017-06-17
Photo by profesora
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2015-06-21
An update on this plant.
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-10-07
Fall Detail
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-06-27
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-06-27
Location: Fairfax, VA | August 2022
Date: 2022-08-28
further back

Date: 2016-07-23
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2012-05-21
Location: Peterborough, ON, Canada
Date: 2015-08-20

Date: 2015-04-28
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-03-31
In the spring I always see these for sale at local nurseries and
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-10-07
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-10-07
Leaf Detail
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-10-07
Fall Color
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2006-07-09
H. 'Paul's Glory'
Location: My yard on south side near foundation of house.
Date: July-2011
One of my very favourite hostas.
Location: 2014 Seattle Flower and Garden Show
Date: 2014-02-07

Date: 2012-05-16

Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-09
Spring color....in my garden
Photo by Paul2032

Date: 2012-07-04

Date: 2014-06-10

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: My south flower bed.
Date: Fall/2011
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-06-15
This plant has an all blue sport...Wheaton Blue

Date: 2013-05-17

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Photo by Paul2032

Date: 2013-06-17

Date: 2012-04-28

Date: 2012-05-07
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-02
Spring color....in my garden
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2011-07-24
H. 'Paul's Glory'
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2012-06-20
H. 'Paul's Glory' leaf
Photo by Paul2032

Date: 2016-06-14
Location: Van der Veer Botanical Garden Davenport, Iowa
Date: 2011-07-02
Location: Seattle Flower and Garden Show 2014
Date: 2014-02-07
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Comments:
  • Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jun 5, 2019 10:35 AM concerning plant:
    In zone 6B, Paul's Glory is a beautiful and reliable hosta in shade or part sun, but it burns when grown in too sunny a location.
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