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June Hosta

Hosta x 'June'

SKU
01753
Distinctive gold leaves with striking blue-green margins stand out in lightly shaded beds and woodland gardens. Pale lavender flowers appear on showy scapes above the foliage in summer. Heavy, substantial foliage resists slug damage. Selected as 2001 Hosta of the Year. An herbaceous perennial.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityForms foliage clump 12 in. tall, 30 in. wide; blooms reach 20 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPlant hostas under high shade tree canopies in masses where their foliage attains its greatest value. Superior interest for foundation planters on the north and northeastern exposures. Solves problem shade in sideyard conditions between multistory buildings. Ideal under shade arbors at outdoor living spaces. Fill sunny spots in large woodland habitat areas. Excellent container plant for under porch or patio canopy and on shaded deck and terrace.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsBleeding Heart (Dicentra); Ligularia (Ligularia); Columbine (Aquilegia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Best color in bright shade or filtered sun; 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: 3-8

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