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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-16 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Upright, lance, Folded, Slightly shiny, Dark Green with Rippled golden yellow margins.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: It does not set seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner

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By ViolaAnn
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-12
By chelle
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-07
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-07-15
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-07-22
By ViolaAnn
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By vic
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-07
By chelle
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Date: 2014-07-02
By Paul2032
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-29
By Joy
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21An update on this plant.
By ViolaAnn
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Location: near SeattleDate: 2016-10-21lasts about a month before turning to brown mush.
By Pistil
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2016-10-21
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-07-16
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-07-22
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Location: Taken in my gardenDate: 2012-04-18
By Ditchlily
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By Joy
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Date: 2015-06-20
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2015-07-10
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By profesora
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2017-05-10
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2017-05-19
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Location: Wadsworth, OhioDate: 2020-06-26
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2020-07-25
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Untitled by Rose1656 Aug 13, 2016 2:53 PM 41
Daily Hosta #88 - 'Hands Up' by ViolaAnn Mar 18, 2017 12:42 PM 1
Daily Hosta #24 'Praying Hands' by ViolaAnn Mar 26, 2017 5:00 PM 4
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Praying Hands by clintbrown Jun 8, 2015 5:09 AM 7
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