Praying Hands Hosta

Hosta 'Praying Hands'

$22.00 + GST

Among the most popular perennial for shaded areas these plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This odd selection features green leaves with white edges that are rolled into an upward ruffled tube shape. Stalks of pale lavender flowers rise above in August.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade to Full Shade
HEIGHT 1.5 ft SOIL Moist
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Late Summer, Purple
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Hosta 'Praying Hands'

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate


Mounds of heavily textured and deeply cupped foilage


Deer and rabbit resistant


Used as a border plant, a groundcover or in a mass planting


Slugs may need to be controlled

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower


Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late summer


Plant in a part shade to full shade location


Requires average moist conditions


Low maintenance


Plants go dormant in fall - dying foliage can be removed any time before mid-spring.

Clump Division:

May be divided in spring or fall, but can be left alone for years.

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Hosta shoots, leaves and flowers are all edible. May be eaten raw or cooked. Best taste from younger leaves, picked in the morning when moisture content is highest. Best part is the 'hoston' which is the rolled up leaf as it emerges in spring


DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot