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Hosta 'Applause'

H. Hansen 06

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Item #: 7589

Zones: 3a to 8b, at least

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 28" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L)

This amazing sport of Hosta 'Edge of Night' is a clump I couldn't take my eyes off of in the former Minnesota garden of hosta guru, Hans Hansen. The heavily-cupped and corrugated dark green leaves with a wide creamy-white border are turned upwards instead of lying horizontally, forming a 28" tall x 55" wide clump that resembles hands clapping; hence, the name. A mature clump of Hosta 'Applause' ranks right up with Hosta 'Praying Hands' in the unusual category.