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2000 Hosta of the Year

Hosta Sagae

‘Sagae’

 (formerly Hosta fluctuans ‘Variegated’)

Plant size: 30" high by 70" wide
Leaves
: 13" long by 1" wide; gold margins, 1/4"-3/4" wide, change to creamy white by mid-summer; margins stay gold in deeper shade; dark green centre; smooth texture; good substance

Flowering: lavender flowers open on scapes up to four feet high from mid-July into August

Growing: slow growth rate;

General comments: vase-shaped mound habit; a hosta "classic"; excellent background, specimen or ground cover plant; good slug resistance; margins widen with age.

Perennial Plant of the Year  2001

Calamagrostis 
‘Karl Foerster’ 
(feather reed grass)

Calamagrostis Karl Foerster
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