Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Hosta Ben Vernooy

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear heavily corrugated blue leaves with a wide yellow margin. Near white bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Fast growth rate. Sport of ‘First Frost‘.

Blooms late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP# 24009