Golden Prayers Hosta

Hosta x 'Golden Prayers'

SKU
04177
Dramatically textured, golden yellow foliage retains its color even in the shade! Handsome, pale lavender flowers are displayed on 18-inch stalks in summer. Thrives in dappled morning sun to shade, protected from harsh sun exposures. This popular selection is terrific in containers. An herbaceous perennial.
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3-8

Good to grow!6

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Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump only 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis is a great mound of gorgeous yellow-variegated leaves that turn the darkest corner into a fountain of light. Use as scattered relief amidst darker Hosta or other evergreen groundcover. Its coloring is a great accent between flowering shrubs or among Ferns.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Lenten Rose (Helleborus);Anemone (Anemone); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!