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HostaRedback Tavern

Statusnot registered

Originator(s)Arthur Wrede

Origin'Miss Susie' seedling

Size category 

Plant height x width 

Leaf length x width 

Vein pairs 

Leaf colorgreen

Variegation 

Leaf 

Petiolered

Scape 

Scape height 

Flower 

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering period 

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoThis plant was a gift from Arthur Wrede, Maryland's King of the Reds. He gave the seedling to Rick Goodenough several years ago and Rick has had success in using it in his red breeding efforts. It passes along the red flash in the leaves that only lasts a short time in spring, but the petioles remain red throughout the season. 'Redback Tavern' is out of Arthur's 'Miss Susie' lines and it also passes along very nice wavy edges even though it has only moderate waviness.
'Redback Tavern' is a breeder's dream to get more red into the leafbacks.

Sports

Progeny'Wise Old Owl' = PP x 'Blue Cascade'