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Hosta 'Guacamole'

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Hosta of the Year 2002. Complements other plantaginea offspring e.g. 'Fragrant Bouquet', 'Stained Glass', etc. See our pictures of the beautiful fragrant blooms.
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Hosta 'Guacamole'

Hosta 'Guacamole' (Starter TC)

$6.45
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Spectacular, chartreuse-gold center with a dark green margin. Folded, has some substance. This is the reverse variegated sport of H. 'Fragrant Bouquet.' Descendant from the fragrant species H. plantaginea. The plant will flourish with some direct sun and is one of the last to go dormant. Great size and gorgeous contrasting colors with fragrant flowers in August.. Beautiful. Hosta of the Year in 2002.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2001
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant - Height 24"
Plant Size Large
Plant - Shape Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Resistant Yes
Slug Resistant No
Plant - Wave Spacing 18"
Plant - Specimen Spacing 24"
Plant - Hosta of the Year 2002
Leaf Color (Center) Yellow Green
Leaf Color (Margin) Green
Leaf - Cupped No
Leaf - Corrugation Smooth
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Fragrant Flower Yes
Leaf - Margin Size Medium
Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No
Leaf - Length 8
Leaf - Width 6
Leaf - Speckled No
Leaf - Streaked No
Flower - Color White
Flower - Scape Color No
Bloom Month(s) September, October
Petiole Color No
Plant - Patented No
Hybridizing - Parentage No
Hybridizing - Originator R. Solberg
Hybridizing - Sport Of H. 'Fragrant Bouquet'
Hybridizing - Year Registered 1994
Reviews

Customer Reviews 2 item(s)

beautiful
I love the lime or light green center and dark blue-green margin. Even in mostly shade it has grown well albeit slowly. Certainly worth the wait. Put this one on your want list.
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Review by jo / (Posted on 9/15/2015)
It might be my favorite!
This lovely hosta is one of my top 2 or 3, possibly #1. The colors are fantastic, and depending on sun exposure, variable. The flowers are like no other hostas I grow. Normally, I cut off the pallid lavender droopy flowers - I've never liked hosta flowers. But these! Large, incredibly fragrant, beautiful white. I just wish mine grew faster!
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Review by Anne / (Posted on 8/11/2015)
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