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HostaSunshine Glory


Originator(s)Kevin Vaughn 1982

Origin'William Lachman' x 'Golden Waffles'

Size categorylarge

Plant height x width60x45 cm (24x18 in.)

Leaf length x width23x13 cm (9x5 in.)

Vein pairs10

Leaf color,narrow white edge





Scape height85 cm (33 in.)


Flower length 


Flowering periodJuly





InfoLarge yellow leaves are edged in white, lightly puckered with a bit of ruffling.
Forms an upright clump with lavender flowers.
This Kevin Vaughn hybrid is still one of the most sought-after hostas of the early 1980's. The 5' wide clumps are composed of thick, round, intensely corrugated, limey-chartreuse leaves, each with a dramatic wide white border. These stunning clumps are topped in midsummer with 29" scapes of lavender flowers.
Semi-upright mound of gold-centered, creamy margined foliage; rare Kevin Vaughn hybrid of a 'William Lachman' sibling X 'Golden Waffles' (1982 registration); multi-functional in the landscape where it can be utilized as a specimen, background plant, or ground cover.
Thick round leaves have a chartreuse-yellow center and a wide white border, good substance and lots of corrugation. Topped with lavender flowers on tall scapes

Sports'Connie Sun' sport/yy
'Sun's Glory' sport/yy

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