Go Back Praying Hands

Hosta 'Praying Hands'

Plant Type: Hostas

Wavy twisted foliage stands upright. Looks as though hands are folded and praying. This is one neat looking hosta!

Perhaps we should call this the un-hosta, as Hosta 'Praying Hands' is the most un-hosta looking hosta to ever hit the market.

Each small, 18" wide clump is composed of strangely folded, dark green crinkled leaves, each with a narrow creamy yellow border. Indeed a clump resembles a multitude of hands folded in prayer.

Due to First Amendment concerns, it cannot be planted near courthouses in Alabama or near any Federal government building. The upright clumps are topped with 18" spikes of light lavender flowers in late summer. This sets a new standard for "unique" in the hosta world.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

creamy yellow

Foliage Color


Plant Spread


Good Companions

Other hosta and shade loving plants

Plant Height


Scape Height


Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

All hosta love rich, organic, moist soil

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Late summer

Critter Resistance

Resistance to slugs


Part to full shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests