Hosta "August Moon" review

The hosta August Moon is a vigorous, easy to grow variety that will tolerate sun. August Moon is a favorite variety of many because it will tolerate a fair amount of sun. Plants have large heart shaped yellow-green leaves which are corrugated making them slug resistant. The pale lavender leaves are bell shaped and appear around midsummer.

Hosta "August Moon" information:

Size Category medium - large
Hosta height x width 60x110 cm (24x43 in.) inches
Leaf length x width 23x20 cm (9x8 in.) inches
Vein pairs 10-11
Leaf color
Variegation lutescent
Leaf type good, corrugated, a bit wavy, nround rounded
Petiole good, corrugated, a bit wavy, nround rounded
Scape height 65 cm (26 in.)
Flower lavender,tubular
Flower length 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Flowering period July - August
Fertile yes/breeder
Pod greenish-yellow
Sports 'Abiqua Moonbeam' sport/gy 'August Beauty' sport/gy 'August Emerald' sport/gg 'August Moon Green' sport/gg 'August Moonlight' sport/wg 'Carolina Moon' sport/gw 'Carols August Halo' sport/gw 'Crystal Moon' sport/gy 'Dark Moon' sport/gy 'Dianne' sport/o 'Dusty Moon' sport/yy 'Earthshine' sport/gw 'First Moon' sport/gy 'Gosan August Clouds' sport/os 'Gosan Moonskirt' sport/yw 'Green August Moon' sport/gg 'Harvest Moon' sport/ 'Indiana Knight' sport/gy 'Indiana Moonshine' sport/yg 'Iowa Moon' sport/yg 'Jupiter' sport/gy 'Kiwi Kaniere Gold' sport/yy 'Kiwi Sunlover' sport/gy 'Lunar Eclipse' sport/gw 'Lunar Orbit' sport/yg 'Lunar Sea' sport/yg 'Mayan Moon' sport/gy 'Moon over Lake Erie' sport/gy 'Muted Moon' sport/gy 'Rainbow's Moon' sport/gy 'Randy Rachel' sport/yc 'Richland Mayan Moon' sport/gy 'Ring Around the Moon' sport/yb 'September Sun' sport/yg 'September Sunrise' sport/yg 'September Surprise' sport/yg 'Watermark' sport/o 'Xanadu Paisley' sport/o 'Xela' sport/gy
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