Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
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General Plant Information (Edit)
||Partial or Dappled Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:
||Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
|Maximum recommended zone:
||Unusual foliage color
Other: Good sun tolerance, leaves are apple-green with med.green margins.
||Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
|Propagation: Other methods:
|Awards and Recognitions:
||A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
||Sport of: Fragrant Bouquet
||3 child plants
Posted by ssgardener
(Silver Spring, MD - Zone 7a) on Dec 6, 2011 6:30 PM concerning plant:
These were my very first hostas and I'm hooked! My guacamole is more lime green than what's shown in these pictures. The flowers are very pale lavender and have a wonderful fragrance. It's December now, and the leaves are still green!
I did have a problem with snails right after planting these. Coffee grounds didn't do much, so I used a combination of coffee grounds and Sluggo. There was only minor leaf damage.
They were bought on sale at a big box store for about 4 dollars per plant. After planting them in September, they grew about twice their original size! I can't wait to see how big they'll get next year.
Posted by sherrilosee
(Bloomington, IN - Zone 6a) on Aug 20, 2012 7:51 PM concerning plant:
Fragrant flowers on this hosta!
Posted by Catmint20906
(PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 23, 2014 6:47 PM concerning plant:
Hosta 'Guacamole' is an attractive, medium sized hosta with variegated leaves that have sort of a swirled look to them in shades of green. The fragrant bloom it puts out in mid to late summer is the most stunning of all my hostas. It produces tall flower stalks with multiple large white to pale lavender blossoms. 'Guacamole' does well in part shade with some morning sun.
Posted by eclayne
(Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jul 29, 2012 9:42 AM concerning plant:
Guacamole has proven to be a very fast grower and is tolerant of full shade to several hours of morning sun with similar performance. Adds a nice glow to the shade garden and provides a good backdrop for darker colored shade plants. Blooms in late July/August here in southern New England, z6a.
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