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Praying Hands Hosta

Hosta x 'Praying Hands'

SKU
40362
From the prestigious Designer Hosta™ Collection, with unique, narrow, tightly folded foliage that resembles hands folded in prayer. The thick, dark green leaves are heavily rippled with very narrow, gold margins, matte finish topsides, and exposed shiny undersides. Resists slug damage. An herbaceous perennial. 2011 Hosta of the Year.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationHOSS-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 14 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Fern (Athyrium); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); 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: 3-9

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