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Hosta 'Bob Olson'

H. Benedict 95

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Item #: 4987

Zones: 3a to 8b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 5" tall

Culture: Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L)

This is really a cute little thing...that's the hosta, not Bob! The first time I saw this Herb Benedict introduction, I knew I had to have it. This distinctive-looking small hosta makes a 1' wide, semi-upright mound of narrow rippled foliage. Each thick leaf is dark green with a dramatic, wide, creamy-golden border. In late summer, the fast-growing clumps are topped with 16" tall scapes with medium-purple flowers. FYI: Bob Olson of Minnesota is the past president of the American Hosta Society.