Hosta ‘Sum and Substance’


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1 Gallon Pot. ‘Sum and Substance’ is an immense hosta growing to 30″ high and 60″ in diameter. Features large (20″ x 15″), heart-shaped, thick-textured, glossy yellow leaves which turn golden over time with proper sun exposure and racemes of bell-shaped, fragrant, white flowers on scapes up to 38″. A dependable and versatile perennial requiring little care. Grown primarily for its beautiful foliage which provides color, contrast and texture to the landscape. This cultivar needs substantial sun to bring out the best golden foliage color. Dense foliage crowds out garden weeds. American Hosta Society multiple award winner.

Common Name: hosta
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asparagaceae
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Bloom Time: August
Bloom Description: Lavender
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Leaf: Colorful
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Black Walnut