Go Back August Moon

Hosta 'August Moon'
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Plant Type: Hostas

This is one of the oldest yellow hostas, and is still one of the best. Large, heart-shaped leaves are bright gold to chartreuse depending on the amount of sun exposure. They are corrugated, wavy, and of good substance making them slug resistant. Tolerates full sun which will intensify the gold color of the leaves. Bright light gives the best color, and in the North, it may need a bit of direct morning sun to look its best.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Purple shades

Foliage Color

Yellow shades

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Other shade loving plants

Plant Height


Scape Height


Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Moist, rich, organic

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Mid to late summer

Critter Resistance

Rabbits, slugs


Full shade to full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

Spring and summer