Blooming guacamole hosta
Guacamole hosta
Guacamole hosta

Hosta 'Guacamole'


  • This Hosta 'Guacamole' ships in a Quart Pot
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Guacamole Hosta feature large, glossy, apple-green leaves surrounded by streaked, dark green margins. Leaf centers become brighter gold in summer and when exposed to more sunlight, while the margins remain dark green. This hosta will form a large mound of beautiful foliage.

Hosta are perfect to use as a border in a garden or in front of other perennial plants and shrubs. This plant will flower in mid-summer. The beautiful foliage is being recognized more widely every year for its beauty. Hostas are hardy garden perennials that grow back year after year. Light to full shade is perfect for this hosta.

Part sun to part shade

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

Drought tolerant once established.

Lavender flowers, non-fragrant

Additional features: Drought Tolerant, Attracts Pollinators, and Attracts Wildlife

This Guacamole Hosta comes established in a Quart Pot

Light: Part sun to partial shade

Size: Mature size can reach up to 22" high & 38" wide.

Hardiness zone: 3 - 9

Characteristics: Medium to large size Hosta. Grows in a mounded shape, with huge, glossy, apple green leaves with darker green margins. Leaf centers can become a brighter gold in the summer due to sunlight exposure. Has the ability to flower in mid to late summer, fragrant clusters of lavender flower buds that emerge horizontally on short flower stems from the clusters. These herbaceous perennials die back in the winter months and reemerges every year during early spring. Attracts hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators as well as birds.

Growth rate: Moderate

Soil & Water: Prefers moist, water-retentive, fertile soil with pH of 6.5 - 7.0. Sensitive to heat and direct harsh sun. Water in periods of drought. Does not do well in compact soil. Recommended to prune spent flowers. When in dormancy water periodically, do not allow to dry out.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

Can be grown in ground or in containers.

Plant 50"inches apart, center to center.

Flower scapes can be snipped to bring blooms indoors.

Divide plants in late summer or early spring. Division should have at least 3 eyes. Allow several years before dividing.

Potted dormant perennials can be kept in a well-lit cool/cold area (i.e. garage, shed, even in a protected area outdoors) until ready for spring planting. Do not allow them to completely dry out.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 3 - 9

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Hosta 'Guacamole'

Hostas, also called plantain lilies, are a genus herbaceous perennials with over 40 species originating from Asia. They are loved for their low maintenance and ability to withstand shady areas, making great fillers for shady flower beds and gardens. With many varieties of in sizes, shapes, colors and textures, there is guaranteed to be a Hosta for every garden.

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