Guacamole Hosta
Guacamole Hosta
Guacamole Hosta
Guacamole Hosta
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Guacamole Hosta

Price: 12.99
Each order includes one large Grade #1 hosta bulb and the fertilizer to get it growing quickly, along with detailed planting instructions.
Part Sun to Part Shade (2-5 hours)Moist24-inches tall x 4-feet wide
Plant Features

Guacamole Hosta Plants are rapid growers that produces heavily ribbed, showy, rounded green leaves with a gold centers. The foliage colors are more intense with more sun light. Wonderfully fragrant lavender flowers bloom in summer. Hummingbirds and bees are attracted to it flowers. Guacamole ships as a bare root. We like growing from bare roots because they establish quickly, become twice the size of a potted plant in the first season, and eliminate the need for plastic pots (a win for the environment).


Common Names: funkia, funkias, giboshi, plantain lily


Hosta Companion Plants: Astilbe, Dicentra, Ferns, Geranium, Grasses, Helleborus, Hemerocallis, Iris


Guacamole Hosta Plant Care Instructions: Soil should be kept moist during the early part of the season. Once the summer heat sets in, the soil can dry slightly between waterings. In late fall, after frost has turned the foliage brown, it should be cut back to the ground. Roots should be divided every 3-5 years. Early fall or early spring is an excellent time to divide. Spring is also the best time to apply one application of liquid fertilizer.

Plant Characteristics
Bloom Time: July, August
Attracts: Bees, Hummingbirds
Flower Color: Purple
Mature Plant Size: 24-inches tall x 4-feet wide
Habit: Mounded
Foliage Color: Green/Yellow
Plant Needs
Light Level: Part Sun to Part Shade (2-5 hours)
Overwinter Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Soil Moisture: Moist, Well-drained
Fertilizer: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Tolerates: Clay soil
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Comment: I bought these and a handful of other hostas to start a hosta garden in my shaded backyard. First, GrowJoy was so wonderful about scheduling. I wanted to ensure I was in town when they arrived so I asked to have shipment date changed and GrowJoy did exactly what I needed. Unfortunately my whole family got sick the week the plants arrived so I could not plant them right away. And then another onslaught of delays continued (august was not a great month). So it ended up being 1 whole month before I... More details