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Hosta x 'Avocado'

AVOCADO HOSTA

Buy Avocado Hosta online. 'Avocado' was found as a sport of the famous Guacamole Hosta. It has the same great color, however the outside margins are much wider. The centers are smaller but still the same bright lime-green color. The flowers are produced over the top of the foliage in summer and are white in color and fragrant.
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Height:

20-24 Inches

Spread:

36-48 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Tan/Beige
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Green
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rain Garden
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Hosta is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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