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HostaCinnamon Sticks


Originator(s)Roy Herold/AHS/Walek 2009

Originlongipes f. hypoglauca x 'Maruba Iwa'

Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width33x70 cm (13x28 in.)

Leaf length x width17x11 cm (7x4 in.)

Vein pairs6-7

Leaf colorgreen




Scapedark red

Scape height 


Flower length 


Flowering periodSeptember





InfoGreen, cinnamon red petioles.
Round leaves are glaucous with white backs, heavily substanced, and stay green well into fall. The cinnamon red petiole extends well onto the top of the leaf blade.
Wonderful, low-growing cultivar that has long intrigued collectors for its dark red scapes; makes a great rock garden subject, edger or low ground cover in the landscape; hybrid of H. longipes hypoglauca x 'Maruba Iwa' from Roy Herold.
Once the most talked about red-petioled hosta in the country round glaucous gray-green leaves with white backs have good substance. The petioles are red all the way up and the color goes into the leaves. Topped with lavender flowers late usually September.
This upright plants has leaves that are round, of medium size, glaucous with white backs and heavily substanced that stay green well into the fall. Cinnamon red It is a good breeder for "reds" and fertile each way.


Progeny'Almost' seedling
'Blue Beetle' seedling
'Cranberry Wine' = PP x 'Tequila Sunrise'
'Crumb Cake' = PP x 'Cracker Crumbs'
'Embers Glow' seedling
'Frisian Red Surprise' = PP x 'Gilt by Association'
'Gretchen's Grace' = PP x 'Gilt by Association'
'Walking on Sunshine' seedling
'Whitefish Dunes' = PP x pycnophylla