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Hosta 'June'

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'June' hosta has bluish leaves with irregularly shaped creamy gold centers. Pale lavender flowers bloom in late summer on 20-inch spikes. This medium-sized plant is a standout in shade or woodland gardens. It was the American Hosta Growers Association "Hosta of the Year 2001".

Noteworthy CharacteristicsLarge blue and gold leaves.

CareProvide part to full shade and moist but well-drained soil. Keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails.

PropagationDivide in spring or fall.  

ProblemsDeer, snails, slugs, leaf spots, crown rot.

  • Genus : Hosta
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Flower Color : Green
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Uses : Shade
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Bloom Time : Summer
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