- Flower nameSagae hosta
- Scientific nameHosta fluctuans
- Aliasギボウシ'サガエ', Hosta fluctuans, 寒河江擬宝珠
- Place of originJapanese horticultural
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Sagae hosta
Sagae Hosta (scientific name: Hosta fluctuans 'Sagae') is a Japanese horticultural winter deciduous perennial in the family Asparagaceae. It is ahosta with yellow-covered leaf edges that was found in a house in Sagae City, Yamagata Prefecture in the Taisho era (1912-1926). It is a medium to large-sized variety of the Japanese knotweed that is popular worldwide as an ornamental plant.
Common name: Sagae Hosta, Scientific name: Hosta fluctuans, aka: Sagae gibboushi , Hosta fluctuans 'Sagae', Origin: Japanese garden variety, Plant height: 90-100 cm, Leaf color: Green with yellow covered leaf margins, Leaf length: 30 cm, Leaf width: 20 cm Leaf margin: wavy; flowers symmetrical on both sides; inflorescence form: raceme; flower shape: funnel-shaped; flower color: light purple; flowering season: July-August; foliage viewing season: March-October.