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HostaBirchwood Parky's Gold


Originator(s)Florence Shaw/AHS 1986

Origin'Sunlight' x nakaiana

Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width43x120 cm (17x47 in.)

Leaf length x width16x13 cm (6x5 in.)

Vein pairs8-10

Leaf colorchartreuse>golden yellow


Leafcordate, rugose



Scape height90 cm (35 in.)


Flower length5 cm (2 in.)


Flowering periodJuly





Info='Parkman Shaw 391'.
='Parkman Shaw'.
='Golden Glimmer'.
="Golden Nakaiana".
Yellow, cordate, flat leaves, 5" x 4". 38" scape with lavender flowers.
Golden leaves with smooth ruffles, takes some sun; lavender flowers.
Beautiful dense mounds of green gold foliage changing to harvest gold early in the summer. Oval shaped leaves very delicately ruffled and veined. Neat circular mound, fairly prostrate in habit. Ideal as a smaller groundcover too! Puts up an abundance of flowers. (Plant 36x24)
Forms a neat, symmetrical mound of gold heart-shaped foliage. Good vigorous plant for massing as a groundcover. Lavender flowers.
Glossy gold heart shaped leaves (5"x4") with good color all summer. An erect compact habit. Rated as one of the most sun tolerant golds. Many landscaping possibilities. 16"x30". Blooms lavender. Shade to 3/4 sun. Growth rapid.
Lime yellow. Forms a nice mound, good for borders.
Smooth, chartreuse, spade shaped leaves form a neat mound. A prolific grower. Has medium lavender flowers in June. Looks great when planted in conjunction with 'Pearl Lake'.

Sports'Blue Freckles' sport/o
'Faux Finish' sport/om
'Goldrush' sport/yg
'Parky's Prize' sport/gy
'Patricia' sport/gy
'Roxsanne' sport/ggl
'Sweet Home Chicago' sport/yg
'Zuzu's Petals' sport/gy

Progeny'Sadi' = PP x 'Love Pat'
'Sunny Disposition' = ventricosa x PP
'Teaspoon' = PP x 'Golden Tiara'