Hosta 'Ben Vernooij' has super thick foliage that is intense blue with wide, creamy white margins.
Hosta 'Ben Vernooij' is a vigorous tetraploid sport of 'First Frost' with super thick, rounded foliage that is intense blue with wide, creamy white margins. The leaves hold their bold colour until frost. Large, light lavender flowers in summer. Grows to 16 inches high by 28 inches wide.
Common Name: Plantain Lily
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Part Shade, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forests, grassy slopes and rocky places from near sea level to 2200 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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