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Hosta 'June'

Hosta 'June'

Photo by Jo.Baker (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

40cm

10cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Hosta 'June' Overview

Hosta 'June' is a compact mound forming perennial with grey-green leaves. The leaves have a large golden yellow centre, irregular blue-tinged edging and blue-green streaking. In mid to late summer, it produces erect stems of nodding purple flowers.

Common problems with Hosta 'June'

How to harvest Hosta 'June'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Hosta 'June'

Division

Divide clumps every 4 or 5 years in late summer or early spring. Ensure each section has 1 to 3 good buds and trim away damaged roots. Replant at their original depth in the ground with the shoots just poking through the soil. Water and apply a granular feed.

Seed

Collect seeds in autumn from dry seed heads, sow in Spring and place in a cold frame. Seeds are unlikely to come true.

Special features of Hosta 'June'

Ground cover

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hosta 'June'

This fantastic foliage plant is easily used for underplanting but it is equally grown in containers in urban courtyards and formal beds of cottage gardens. With an OPALS rating of 1, these plants are considered 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.