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HOSTA 'Guacamole'

Commonly known as Funkia, Plantain lily

Apple-green heart-shaped leaves with an irregular bluish edge
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn
£12.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £10 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 65cm (26in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennial. Lustrous leaves 20cm (8in) long with a muted gold cast. Large, pale lavender flowers on scapes 85cm (34in) tall.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - will tolerate sun in moist soil.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a descendant from the fragrant H. plantaginea.
  • Pests & Diseases - a great delicacy for slugs and snails! Vine weevil in pot grown plants. Possibly virus infections
  • Place of origin - garden origin (North Carolina, USA)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - shelter from cold dry winds. Will not tolerate drought. Mulch annually in spring to keep in moisture.
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  65cm (26in)
 

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