• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Once established, hostas are drought tolerant but require regular moisture for best performance.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Forms a clump 15 in. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Summer
  • Detail
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Forms a clump 15 in. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Garden styleContemporary, Cottage
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Once established, hostas are drought tolerant but require regular moisture for best performance.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    A sport of the widely popular Hosta 'Guacamole' introduced by Hans Hansen. Selected as the American Hosta Growers Association Hosta of the Year in 2006.

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