2011 Hosta of the Year – Praying Hands is a HIT!

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


2 responses to “2011 Hosta of the Year – Praying Hands is a HIT!

  1. How can I purchase this hosta?

    • Since this hosta is new you won’t find it just any where but I’m sure your local garden centers should have it this summer! Remember….hostas aren’t the first plants to show their beauty in the spring so you may have to wait till late May before it’s on the shelves! Good luck!

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