Hosta 'Red Hot Flash'
 

A tetraploid sport of H. 'PeeDee Gold Flash' it was registered by J. Machen, Jr. of Virginia in 2004. This plant forms a medium size mound about a foot tall and 21 inches wide. It bears deep purple flowers in late July.

The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell (2009) states: "Moderate growth rate, but reportedly not vigorous in all gardens...Differs from its parent in the thickness of the leaf, the wider margin, and the blue color."

Similar hostas include H. 'Lyme Regis' and H. 'First Mate'.

 
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