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Hosta 'Sagae' (photo credit: Missouri Botanical Garden)

Perennials

Hosta 'Sagae'

Plantain Lily

'Sagae' is a giant hosta with an upright growth habit. Heart-shaped frosty-green leaves with narrow creamy-yellow margins, wavy edges, very heavy substance, and good slug resistance. Pale lavender flowers attract hummingbirds!

Additional:

Formerly known as and synonymous with H. fluctuans ‘Variegated’

Plantain Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Most hostas prefer semi-shade, protected from hot afternoon sun.

Height:

22-28 in

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Spread:

36-48 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Hosta 'Sagae'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Specimen
Border or Bed
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Foliage Color
Green
Yellow
Great Companion Plants for Hosta 'Sagae'
Ostrich fern Ostrich fern (Fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris )
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera villosa 'Fire Alarm')
Bleeding Heart Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine')
English Ivy English Ivy (Hedera helix 'Baltica')
Sedge Sedge (Carex oshimensis 'Everillo')
Spurge Spurge (Pachysandra terminalis )
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