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Hosta August Moon

Nice green-yellow cultivar that grows in all conditions. Sun tolerant. Leaves are puckered and cupped in older plants.
Plant Size:
Medium
Flower Color:
Pale lavender
Product Code:
H012
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August Moon

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  • Hosta August Moon - Eurohosta
  • Hosta August Moon - Eurohosta
  • Hosta August Moon - Eurohosta
  • Hosta August Moon - Eurohosta
  • Hosta August Moon - Eurohosta

Details

Large, yellow-green leaves in older plants curled. Their color depends on the site and season. At the beginning of the season light green in particular sunnier place more yellow. Can withstand quite a lot of sunshine, for a certain period even full sun. Sun tolerant, remains attractive all season. Fast grower. Flower pale lavender flower torn to white later on. It blooms in June. It brings bright and light to every dark corner. This is on older cultivar which is still very popular. It grows well in pots too. It can withstand quite a lot of sunshine, for a certain period even full sun.

How to grow hostas

Save light shade to shade place in your garden to plant hostas. Filtered sun is best for the colorful varieties to reach their full color contrast. The green and blue hostas are the most shade-tolerant. Usually the yellow cultivars are the most sun-tolerant. The most dangerous is a direct sunshine, especially hot afternoon sun. This is the most critical where temperatures are high. Variegated varieties, especially those with a lot of white in the leaves, burn very easily. Blue color of leaves turns to green-blue or even fully green with too much direct sun. Plants with thick leaves are better suited for dry soil conditions than thin-leaved ones, but none is able to grow years-long in very dry soil. Plant hostas in moist, humus-rich soil. Water your hostas well immediately as you plant them. Give them water regularly during their first one or two growing season. Hostas grow slowly and may take 2 to 5 years to reach their full size, longer for the largest species and cultivars. Reserve a plenty of space in your perennial bed for hostas. Most of them are medium sized or large perennials. Hostas are almost fully disease and pest resistant. The most dangerous injury can by caused by slugs, snails and deers.

Additional Information

Plant Size Medium   Spacing (h x w) 40 x 100 cm
Leaf Size 23 x 20 cm   Growth Rate Medium
Leaf Color Yellow   Leaf Color (Center) No
Leaf Color (Margin) No   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant No   Sun Tolerant Yes
Flower Color Pale lavender   Wavy Leaf No
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Sun, Partial Shade
Hybridized by Langfelder R   Year of Registration 1990
Supplied as free roots  

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