General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 28 inches
Plant Spread: 4-6 feet (1.2-1.8 m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Huge thick, nearly triangular leaves are frosted blue-green, Leaves have wavy, yellow margins which turn creamy-white with more sun.Semi upright, Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Common names
  • Hosta

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden
Date: 2022-07-31
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-17
Location: Chicago
Date: June
A sight to behold in spring
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-04-07
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2010-0504
Garden setting
Uploaded by RickM
Location: Suburban Denver, Colorado
Date: 2015-06-13
New Hosta Sagae from my Garden
Location: My garden in Ontario, Canada
Date: 2024-05-25
Location: Coatesville Indiana 
Date: 2015-05-27
Sagae May 2015
Location: Home
Location: Pleasant Grove Utah
Date: May 13, 2011 6:10 PM
Leaf Detail
Location: Oregon
Date: summer 2011
Location: Shady Rest Gardens  Cartersville, GA.
Date: 2010-04-21
Location: my front yard
Date: 2009-06-28
Location: my front yard
Date: 2009-06-03
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2006-0513
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2010-0422
Garden setting
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-06-23
Location: Pleasant Grove,  Utah
Date: Jun 23, 2011 7:23 PM
Mature Clump
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: May 13, 2011 6:18 PM
Mature Clump

Date: 2014-04-22

Date: 2012-05-25
Location: in my shade garden
Date: 05-06-2020
Hosta 'Sagae'
Location: Vermont
Date: 2014-06-02

Date: 2015-06-15
Location: Ohio zone 5/6
Date: 2007-06-05
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2008-0416
Uploaded by Paul2032
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2010-0422
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2010-0502
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2010-0521
Edge.
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2011-0418
Uploaded by BlackHawkGiboshi

Date: 2016-05-17
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2012-04-23
Uploaded by Nanny56
Location: Home
Emerging

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Home
Date: 2017-05-11
Young Sagae Emerging
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-06-23
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: May 13, 2011 5:15 PM
Detail
Uploaded by wickerparker
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-05-29
Location: Vermont
Date: 2015-06-11
Location: Vermont
Date: 2015-06-11

Date: 2016-06-23
Location: NC
Date: Apr 23, 2011 8:54 AM

Date: 2013-05-09
Uploaded by Paul2032
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-07-19

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2014-04-18
Uploaded by RickM

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2010-03-05
Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2015-04-21

Date: 2012-04-10
Location: In my garden
Date: 2013-07-05
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2012-03-12
Here it comes baby!

Date: 2012-05-25

Date: 2015-05-03
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-04-26
In a friends garden
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-01
In my garden with maple

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-01
In a friend's garden
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-01
In a friends garden
Location: Central MD zone 6
Date: 2014-03-17

Date: 2015-04-19
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-04-17
In my garden
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-04-17
In my garden
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-06-02
Young Plant
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-06-02

Date: 2013-05-14
With Japanese Maple

Date: 2014-06-05

Date: 2016-05-17
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2009-08-18
  • Uploaded by Joy
Uploaded by kaylyred

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2009-06-05
Sagae with Japanese Maple Bloodgood
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