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Hosta ‘Red Hot Flash’ (2004)

Registrant: J. Machen, Jr. Introducer: J. Machen, Jr.
Originator: J. Machen, Jr. Nominant: J. Machen, Jr.



Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
21.00 53.34 12.00 30.48
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium


Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
12.00 30.48 2.00 5.08
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
4 to 5 grayed medium green (RHS color 144C) slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
dark green (RHS color 143A)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
are red pigmented dull dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly wavy lance tapered


Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
22 to 25 56 to 64 medium green (RHS color 145B) with red speckling (


Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.5 3.81 deep purple (RHS color 86B) grayed medium green tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Mobjack, VA
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
June 1 to July 15 center stalk of flower has white veins which are on each petal False


Bloom Period Code: Ties the flower to the a "species scale". The registrant has provided the number code form the scale above for the start -- peak -- finish of the flowering period


Sets Pods Seed Viability Seed Pod Color
lime green (RHS color 45B)


Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
1st generation division 3 Mobjack, VA
Clump Description


Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'PeeDee Gold Flash'


Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
center becomes greenish white (RHS color 145D) ; and margin becomes darker green (RHS color 137B)
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
Email Gayle Hartley Alley