Hosta 'Ben Vernooij' in the Hostas Database

Also sold as:
Ben Vernooy

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
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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