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Cinnamon Sticks Hosta

Hosta 'Cinnamon Sticks'

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Cinnamon Sticks Hosta (Hosta 'Cinnamon Sticks') at Greenbloom Landscape Design

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta foliage

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta (Hosta 'Cinnamon Sticks') at Greenbloom Landscape Design

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  26 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia


Medium green leaf is a heart shape and nicely ribbed; stems and scapes are a deep cinnamon red; spikes of lavender flowers in mid-summer; an interesting addition to the garden or border

Ornamental Features

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta features dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive textured heart-shaped leaves remain grayish green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Cinnamon Sticks Hosta will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 26 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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