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Hosta 'Praying Hands'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Praying Hands
Hybridized by G. Williams; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Upright

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Lance

Leaf Appearance:
Folded

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Deeply

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Golden Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Heavily Rippled

Margin Width:
1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Bell

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive madebydave On Sep 1, 2013, madebydave from New Ulm, MN wrote:

In a yard full of Hostas, this one draws the most comments.

Neutral jody On Jan 9, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 12"-18". Glen Williams 1996.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Leesburg, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia
Elberfeld, Indiana
Belleville, Michigan
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Royal Oak, Michigan
New Ulm, Minnesota
Omaha, Nebraska
Webster, New York
Boone, North Carolina
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Glouster, Ohio
Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Sumter, South Carolina
Lexington, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
South Hill, Washington



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