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Hosta 'August Moon'

Perennials

Hosta 'August Moon'

Plantain Lily

The large, heart-shaped leaves of 'August Moon' are bright gold to chartreuse depending on the amount of sun exposure it receives. This variety of Hosta tolerates some morning sun which will intensify the gold color of the leaves which are corrugated, wavy, and of good substance. Open bell-shaped white to pale lavender flowers appear in mid to late summer on sturdy stems above the foliage.

Additional:

The genus name Hosta is after the Austrian physician & botanist Nicholas Host (1761-1834). Seiboldiana family.

Plantain Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Most hostas prefer semi-shade, especially in the hot afternoon. 'August Moon' is slug-resistant.

Height:

18-20 Inches

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Spread:

36-42 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Hosta 'August Moon'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Naturalizing
Edging
Specimen
Focal Point
Foliage Color
Chartreuse
Gold
Green
Great Companion Plants for Hosta 'August Moon'
Giant Japanese Painted Fern Giant Japanese Painted Fern (Fern, Athyrium niponicum 'Godzilla')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera villosa 'Obsidian')
Bugleweed Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip')
False Spirea False Spirea (Astilbe arendsii 'Heavy Metal')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple')
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