Guacamole Hosta

 

Huge, glossy, apple green leaves are surrounded by streaked, dark green leaf margins just like an avocado.  Leaf centers become brighter gold in summer and when exposed to more sunlight while the margins remain dark green.  Very fragrant, flared, pale lavender flowers appear on 36" scapes in late summer. Rapid grower that displays good sun tolerance.  Exhibits greater sun tolerance. Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage. Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.

 

Height:

 

22.0 Inches

 

Spread:

 

38.0 Inches

 

Scape Height:

 

36.0 Inches

 

Hardiness Zones:

 

3,4,5,6,7,8,9

 

Flower Color:

 

Purple shades

Foliage Color:

 

Variegated

Sunlight:

 

Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Full Shade (< 4 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements:

 

Average Water Needs

Consistent Water Needs

Soil Quality:

 

Average Soil Quality

Fertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry:

 

Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)

Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)

Bloomtime:

 

Late Summer

Attracts Wings:

 

Attracts Hummingbirds

Growth Rate:

 

Rapid

Garden Style:

 

Eclectic

Woodland Shade

Other Features:

 

Border Plant

Cut Foliage

Easy To Grow

Fragrant Flowers

Attractive Foliage

Mass Planting

Specimen

Focal Point

 

Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Guacamole Hosta #1

$9.99Price


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