Hosta, Guacamole


Description: 'Guacamole' has avocado green, veined foliage with darker green margins. This hosta forms large, dense clumps and thrives in partial shade, where the sun can brighten the leaf centers. In late summer, 3-foot-tall flower stalks emerge, bearing fragrant, lily-like white blooms.

Common Name: Guacamole Hosta

Scientific Name:  Hosta 'Guacamole'

Type: Perennial

Exposure: Partial Shade

Size: 22" height, 3' spread

Bloom Color: Purple

Bloom Period: Late Summer

Foliage Color: Apple Green w/ Dark Green margins

Landscape Use: Containers / Planters, Foundation, Garden, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Small Groups, Under Shade Tree, Woodland Border

Soil: Moist

Zone: 3 - 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Bleeding Heart, Astilbe, Fern, Coral Bells, Endless Summer Hydrangea

Maintenance: Remove old foliage before new foliage emerges


* Attracts Hummingbirds


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