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Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

Plantain Lily

Hosta 'Sum and Substance' has very large, chartreuse foliage and very tall (5') lavender bell-like flowers in midsummer. A Paul Aden introduction, and 2004 Hosta of the Year, and Lisa Strovinsky's son Ben's favorite Hosta (since he's a great plantsman, we take this seriously!)

Height

36 Inches

Spread

70 Inches

Bloom Color

Lavender/Purple

USDA Hardiness Zone

4
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
172 Hosta Sum and Substance #2 (large chartreuse)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Full Shade
Soil Conditions
Average
Bloom Time
Summer
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Hummingbirds
Tolerance
Black Walnut Tolerant
Clay Soil Tolerant
Dry Shade Tolerant
Foliage Color
Chartreuse/Gold/Yellow
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