Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Marco Fransen
Year of Registration: 2013

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18-19 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Leaves: Other: Very thick blue leaves have a wide feathered creamy yellow border.
Flowers: Other: Large Flowers
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 12 inches
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Growth rate is slower than parent.
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP24009
Parentage: Tetraploid form of: First Frost

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Common names
  • Hosta
Also sold as:
  • Ben Vernooy

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Location: My garden
Date: 2022-04-24
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2018-07-22
Location: Richmond, B.C.
Date: 2021-05-12
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2018-05-20
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2017-05-15
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2020-05-09
Emerging foliage
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2017-05-26
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: Tamberg garden, Berlin, Germany 
Date: 2024-05-03

Date: 2013-06-23
Location: mid-TN
Date: 03-10-17
Emerging in the spring

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2020-05-31
Photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2019-05-04
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2017-05-13
photo credit: Robert Duval
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