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August Moon Hosta

Bright and Beautiful
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August Moon Hosta

Bright and Beautiful
This award-winning hosta starts with a nice chartreuse tone for lightening up a shade garden. However, if planted in full sun--which it tolerates better than most hostas--that color will intensify to a gorgeous golden hue. You can show it off alongside all those sunny ornamental grasses and play it against a bright floral palette--it's fun to experiment with hosta in a new part of the garden. The leaves are large, reaching around 9" long and 8" wide. They're sweetly heart-shaped for some rounder edges against the hard lines of a rock garden. What's really handy about this foliage, other than its tolerance of full sun, is that it's thick and corrugated, which slugs are much more likely to leave alone than thin, tender leafed hostas. In midsummer, lavender flowers on tall scapes will attract butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Zone 3-9
  • Height 20 - 24 inches
  • Bloom Time Midsummer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Ship As #1 BAREROOT
We ship this item in Spring. Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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  • Botanical Name:

    Hosta 'August Moon'

  • Height: 20 - 24 inches
  • Ship As: #1 BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 40 - 42 inches
  • Spread: 40 - 42 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Color: Purple
  • Foliage Type: Large, heart-shaped leaves reaching up to 9" long and 8" wide. They open chartreuse-green and brighten to gold.
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer
  • Flower Form: Tubular, bell-shaped flowers on scapes that rise above the foliage.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant crown even with the soil level. Hosta will tolerate drought, although a summer mulch to help retain moisture is beneficial.
  • Soil Requirements: Average, well-drained garden soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stem after flowering is complete.
  • Winter Care: May want to mulch the first winter to prevent heaving of plants from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing weather.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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