Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Winterberry Farms/Jim Anderson
Year of Registration: 2003

General Plant Information (Edit)
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: 8 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Leaves start off solid green, then quickly develope dark green borders & radiant gold centers. They are thick and glossy. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Light lavender bell shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Parentage: Sport of: Maui Buttercups
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Hosta

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Date: 2014-06-11
Photo by ViolaAnn
Location: South Carolina
Photo by Cookies4kids
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2015-06-21
An update on this plant.
Photo by Paul2032
Location: Home garden
Date: July 2014
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-07
Love this plant.  I have had 2 of them for about 4 years and I ha
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2015-06-19
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-26
I think this is about 4 years old now - I love the white flowers
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2012-05-23

Date: 2014-07-07
Location: My garden
Date: 7-10-2022
Location: Northwest N.J.
Date: 2018-08-18
Location: Vermont
Date: 2016-06-28

Date: 2016-05-23
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2018-06-18
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2016-06-23
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2017-05-26
photo credit: Robert Duval

Date: 2016-06-14
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-06-25
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2012-06-20
H. 'Rainforest Sunrise' leaf
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: June 8, 2013
Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2018-07-12
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2011-05-14

Date: 2014-07-02

Date: 2014-06-11
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2016-05-19

Date: 2016-09-12

Date: 2016-09-12

Date: 2014-06-10
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2019-06-12
photo credit: Robert Duval

Date: 2014-07-12
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2017-05-15
photo credit: Robert Duval

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2014-06-10
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: Home garden
Date: July 15, 2014
Photo by BlackHawkGiboshi

Date: 2013-06-20

Date: 2013-06-20
Location: In my garden
Date: 2013-07-01

Date: 2013-07-01

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Black Creek Greenhouse in East Earl PA
Date: 2017-04-11
young plants in 4 inch pots.
Location: Black Creek Greenhouse in East Earl PA
Date: 2017-04-11
young leaves

Date: 2014-07-02
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2011-07-18
H. 'Rainforest Sunrise'

Date: 2013-08-20
Photo by ViolaAnn
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: APRIL
Green Mountain Hosta Nursery

Date: 2014-07-07
Location: Growing in my garden
Date: 2013-06-24
Location: Growing in my garden
Date: 2013-06-24

Date: 2013-07-19
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2017-05-06
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - near Lake Ontario, zone 6a
Date: 2013-06-26

Date: 2014-07-24

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2015-07-16
Location: Vermont
Date: 2013-06-18
Location: Home
Photo by Paul2032
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Comments:
  • Posted by Patty (Washington State - Zone 8b) on Apr 26, 2014 8:14 PM concerning plant:
    Plant tag: "Dense, open facing mound of heavy textured & intensely dimpled, bright golden yellow leaves with green margins. Small hosta".
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