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

Common names
  • Hosta
Also sold as:
  • Golden Sieboldiana

Photo Gallery

Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-07-02

Date: July
credit: Terren Peterson
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2024-06-23
Hosta 'August Moon' 24W25 21mo Hosta Y1 (Langfelder & Summers & R

Date: 2024-04-16

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2015-06-27

Date: 2005-06-17
Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Date: 2011-09-05
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2022-06-13
August Moon on northwest corner
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2022-06-17
August Moon mixing with a volunteer Blue Mammoth

Whatever the spotting was on the leaves, it never re-appeared.
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-02
Spring my garden

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2016-08-11
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-05-08
In my garden
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 2019-04-08
Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)
Date: 2015-05-10
Receives afternoon sun

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2012-07-13

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)
Date: 2015-05-10
Receives afternoon sun

Photo Courtesy of Gardens Plus. Used with Permission
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  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jan 21, 2012 4:13 PM concerning plant:
    This hosta will tolerate 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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