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August Moon Hosta

Hosta x 'August Moon'

SKU
00684
Heavily textured, wide, heart-shaped, thick, slug resistant leaves that emerge chartreuse, turn a soft yellow as they age, and mature to a luminescent golden yellow. The dramatic, color-shifting foliage brightens shaded borders and woodland gardens. Produces large spikes of pale lavender flowers in summer. An herbaceous perennial.
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3-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly forms medium to large foliage clump 20 in. tall, 36 to 42 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Accent, Edging
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsSolomon's Seal (Polygonatum); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Ligularia (Ligularia); Fern (Asplenium)

Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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