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Hosta 'Sum and Substance'


Plant Type: Perennial
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

One of the largest Hostas available. Huge glossy leaves are thick-textured giving them good slug and deer resistance. Leaf color varies with light conditions from light green to chartreuse to gold. Pale lavender flowers on tall scapes in July and August. More sun tolerant than most hostas. American Hosta Growers' Association 2004 Hosta of the Year.





Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Hostas provide texture and contrast to the shade garden: specimen, group, edging, groundcover.

Hosta 'Sum and Substance' Plant Care:

Prefers richly organic, moist, well drained soil. Sun exposure brings out golden foliage color.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Hosta Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant

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