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Hosta 'Praying Hands'

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2011 Hosta of the Year. No other hosta like this one! It will stand out no matter where you plant it!
Differences between Starter TC and Advanced Starter plants
Hosta 'Praying Hands'

Hosta 'Praying Hands' (Starter TC)

Regular Price: $6.95

Special Price $3.95

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Looks like no other hosta! Unusually tight, folded dark-green, crinkled leaves and yellow-gold margin turning white on the end of a long, upright petiole. Each green leaf is rolled and folded into a tube shape, displaying the prominent veins on the back and shiny underside - very unique. So different it is a conversation piece! Gerry Williams discovered this hosta while shopping at a nursery near Pequot Lakes, MN. He thought the folded leaves look like hands folded in prayer. Lavender flowers on an 18" scape.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2005
Growing Zones No
AHS Rating 24
AHS Mini Rating No
Plant - Ploidy Assumed Diploid
Plant - Bog Tolerant No
Plant - Density Open
Hosta - Drought Tolerant No
Plant - Fun Name Spiritual
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant - Height 16"
Plant - Hosta of the Year 2011
Plant - Patented No
Plant - Patent Number No
Plant - PPAF No
Plant - Rhizomatous No
Plant - Shape Upright
Plant Size Medium
Sun Resistant No
Slug Resistant Yes
Plant - Wave Spacing 36"
Plant - Specimen Spacing 48"
Leaf - Base Tapered
Leaf - Color Detail Dark green leaf with a yellow gold margin
Leaf Color (Center) Green
Leaf Color (Margin) Yellow
Leaf - Cupped No
Leaf - Cup Direction No
Leaf - Flat Edge No
Leaf - Corrugation Smooth
Leaf - Folded Intensely
Leaf - Twisted No
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Leaf - Piecrust No
Fragrant Flower No
Leaf - Substance Heavy
Leaf - Margin Contortion Heavily Rippled
Leaf - Margin Size Narrow
Leaf - Margin Width (inches) 0.05
Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No
Leaf - Shape Lance
Leaf - Size 7" x 2.25" W
Leaf - Length 7
Leaf - Width 2.25
Leaf - Mottled No
Leaf - Speckled No
Leaf - Splashed No
Leaf - Streaked No
Leaf - Upper Leaf Luster Slightly Shiny
Leaf - Under Leaf Luster Very Shiny
Leaf - Vein Color No
Leaf - Vein Furrows Prominent
Leaf - Vein Pairs 7
Leaf - White Leaf Back No
Flower - Bracts No
Flower - Branched Scape No
Flower - Clustered Bloom No
Flower - Color Lavender, Pale
Flower - Double Blooms No
Flower - Reblooms No
Flower - Striped Bloom No
Flower - Inflorescence No
Flower - Pod Color No
Flower - Scape Color Green
Flower - Scape Height 18
Flower - Scape Height Range 12 to 18
Bloom Month(s) July
Flower - Season Middle
Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No
Flower - Size No
Flower - Shape Bell
Flower - Viable Seed No
Petiole Color No
Petiole - Shape No
Petiole - Size No
Petiole - Variegation No
Hybridizing - Parentage [Parentage Unknown]
Hybridizing - Originator G. Williams
Hybridizing - Namer G. Williams
Hybridizing - Introducer G. Williams
Hybridizing - Registrant G. Williams
Hybridizing - Sport Of No
Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 1996

Customer Reviews 2 item(s)

You need this hosta for your collection!
I really like this plant. It keeps the "folded" look to it's leaves, and remains upright despite rain or heat.
Review by Janet / (Posted on 8/28/2015)
This is a really cool and unique host. Unfortunately, out of the three varieties I purchased it was the only one to not survive the Dallas winter. Too bad:-(
Review by Elizabeth / (Posted on 4/1/2015)