Hosta ‘Guacamole’


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1 Gallon Pot. ‘Guacamole’ is a medium hosta with leaves the color of guacamole. It is a sport of H. ‘Fragrant Bouquet’. It grows in a mound to 18″ tall but spreads over time to as much as 50″ wide. It features slightly convex, wide oval, chartreuse-gold leaves (to 11″ by 8″) with irregular darker bluish-green margins. Leaves are glossy above and glaucuous below with distinctive veining, mucronate tips and cordate to overlapping leaf bases. Funnel-shaped, highly fragrant, almost white flowers bloom in mid-summer on pale green scapes rising to 36″ tall. Solberg 1994.

Common Name: hosta
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asparagaceae
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 3.00 to 4.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to August
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Black Walnut