Hosta 'Praying Hands' in the Hostas Database

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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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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-12
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21An update on this plant.
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-07
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Date: 2014-07-02
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-29
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Location: near SeattleDate: 2016-10-21lasts about a month before turning to brown mush.
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2016-10-21
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-07
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hostas from Ottawa - June 16, 2017 by ViolaAnn Jul 12, 2017 8:40 AM 33
Hosta confirmed with HVX by ViolaAnn Jun 6, 2017 9:20 AM 4
2017 hosta pics by Rose1656 May 11, 2018 8:59 PM 87
Best mini hosta to grow? by bluegrassmom May 9, 2017 3:26 PM 16
July 2016 Hosta Pictures by DogsNDaylilies Jul 13, 2016 12:46 PM 20
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
Hostas, pipe dream in z9/10? by vossner Jun 11, 2017 11:37 AM 21
Hostas - 2015 - Photos and Chat by Cookies4kids Sep 7, 2015 10:03 PM 130
Praying Hands by clintbrown Jun 8, 2015 5:09 AM 7
More from Ottawa, ON in May: M-X by ViolaAnn May 30, 2015 8:05 AM 5
Do Mini hostas spread? by keithp2012 Sep 24, 2016 6:35 PM 15
Essential and recommended hostas. by ViolaAnn Aug 11, 2014 9:51 PM 2
Early June hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 5, 2014 9:17 AM 17
A visit to the Hosta House....Salt Lake City by Paul2032 May 31, 2014 5:53 AM 7
Hostas are popping up in Ottawa too! by ViolaAnn May 26, 2014 4:54 PM 51
ID help by treehugger Mar 30, 2014 4:42 AM 9
Hostas for sale, $5 each By Profersora's request this thread is closed. by profesora Mar 25, 2014 9:51 AM 22

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