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Hosta Praying Hands

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear narrow, tightly folded, corrugated leaves with dark green centres and very fine gold margins that resemble hands folded in prayer. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture