PlantsHostasHosta 'August Moon'

Also sold as:
Golden Sieboldiana

Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Richard Langfelder/Alex Summers
Year of Registration: 1968

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18-28 inches
Plant Spread: 36-42 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Heart-shaped leaves are bright gold to chartreuse depending on sun. Slug and snail resistant. Large (leaf 81-144 sq.inches))
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Lavender blush emerges on scapes 24-26 inches. 35-40 flowers per scape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Parentage: Seedling of: Hosta sieboldiana
Child plants: 6 child plants

credit: Terren Peterson

Let's Celebrate Hostas!Let's Celebrate Hostas!
By dave on June 20, 2015

We open the Hostas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jan 21, 2012 4:13 PM

This hosta will tolerates full sun which will intensify the gold color of the leaves, but you need to keep it watered.

Growth rate: Medium

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