Hosta of the Year – information provided by SPROUT,
Hosta ‘Praying Hands’, a large, upright-growing cultivar, has been named Hosta of the Year for 2011 by the American Hosta Growers Association. ‘Praying Hands’ is an unusual cultivar that will reach 16 inches tall and wide, with 7-inch-long by 2-inch-wide, dark green leaves that sport slim, white margins. Narrow, funnel-shaped, lavender flowers open in late July into August. Each year association members select a hosta that is distinctive, readily available, reasonably priced and grows well throughout the country. Previous winners include ‘First Frost’ (2010); ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ (2008); ‘Sum and Substance’ (2004); and ‘Patriot’ (1997). The recognition program was established in 1996
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