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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.


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 No
AHS Rating 4
AHS Mini Rating No
Plant - Ploidy Confirmed Diploid 2-2-2
Plant - Bog Tolerant No
Plant - Density Open
Hosta - Drought Tolerant No
Plant - Fun Name Food
Growth Rate Fast
Plant - Height 24"
Plant - Hosta of the Year 2002
Plant - Patented No
Plant - Patent Number No
Plant - PPAF No
Plant - Rhizomatous No
Plant - Shape Upright
Plant Size Large
Sun Resistant Yes
Slug Resistant No
Plant - Wave Spacing 18"
Plant - Specimen Spacing 24"
Leaf - Base Rounded
Leaf - Color Detail Yellow gold leaf with a dark green margin
Leaf Color (Center) Yellow
Leaf Color (Margin) Green
Leaf - Cupped No
Leaf - Cup Direction No
Leaf - Flat Edge No
Leaf - Corrugation Smooth
Leaf - Folded Moderately
Leaf - Twisted No
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Leaf - Piecrust No
Fragrant Flower Yes
Leaf - Substance Moderate
Leaf - Margin Contortion Flat
Leaf - Margin Size Medium
Leaf - Margin Width (inches) 0.75
Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No
Leaf - Shape Ovate
Leaf - Size 10" x 8.5" W
Leaf - Length 8
Leaf - Width 6
Leaf - Mottled No
Leaf - Speckled No
Leaf - Splashed No
Leaf - Streaked No
Leaf - Upper Leaf Luster Very Shiny
Leaf - Under Leaf Luster Very Shiny
Leaf - Vein Color No
Leaf - Vein Furrows Moderately Prominent
Leaf - Vein Pairs 5 to 6
Leaf - White Leaf Back No
Flower - Bracts No
Flower - Branched Scape No
Flower - Clustered Bloom No
Flower - Color White
Flower - Double Blooms No
Flower - Reblooms No
Flower - Striped Bloom No
Flower - Inflorescence No
Flower - Pod Color No
Flower - Scape Color No
Flower - Scape Height 38
Flower - Scape Height Range 30 to 38
Bloom Month(s) July, August
Flower - Season mid July to mid August
Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No
Flower - Size No
Flower - Shape Tubular
Flower - Viable Seed No
Petiole Color No
Petiole - Shape No
Petiole - Size No
Petiole - Variegation No
Hybridizing - Parentage No
Hybridizing - Originator R. Solberg
Hybridizing - Namer No
Hybridizing - Introducer Solberg R
Hybridizing - Registrant R. Solberg
Hybridizing - Sport Of H. 'Fragrant Bouquet'
Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 1994

Customer Reviews 2 item(s)

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.
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!
Review by Anne / (Posted on 8/11/2015)