Hosta 'Ben Vernooij' (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Hosta 'Ben Vernooij'

Plantain Lily

Hosta 'Ben Vernooij' sports very thick, intense blue leaves surrounded by bright gold borders that age to creamy white in summer. Bell-shaped, lilac flowers in late summer. Plant in partial sun to full shade. Medium size hosta.

Plantain Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Most hostas prefer semi-shade, especially in the hot afternoon.

Height:

16 in

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Spread:

28 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Hosta 'Ben Vernooij'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Specimen
Border or Bed
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Foliage Color
Blue
Gold
White
Great Companion Plants for Hosta 'Ben Vernooij'
False Spirea False Spirea (Astilbe x japonica 'Deutschland')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade')
Ostrich fern Ostrich fern (Fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris )
Blue Sedge Blue Sedge (Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger')
Bugleweed Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans 'Bronze Beauty')
Golden Japanese Spikenard Golden Japanese Spikenard (Aralia cordata 'Sun King')
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