Hosta Clifford's Forest Fire forms a large mound at maturity of 26"-32" in height and 60"-70" in width. It is a sport of hosta ′Sagae′, found at Tennessee nursery by John Clifford. Hosta ′Clifford's Forest Fire′ is improved version of hosta ′Sagae′. Blue - green, matt leaves have a distinctive yellow margin. Plant has great substance and an upright growing habit. Powdery coating on the leaves occurs in spring. The edges of the leaves are slightly wavy. Sometimes slightly scented lavender flowers appear on long 50" scapes in July. Good leaf substance makes it very slug resistant. It is also fairly sun tolerant.