Sum And Substance Hosta
Hosta x 'Sum and Substance'
|Description||Perhaps the largest and most popular of the hostas, this robust award winner has immense leathery leaves of chartreuse that become gold as summer approaches. A bold landscape feature when accentuated by smaller bright-colored hostas and other perennials. Thick foliage resists slug damage. Hosta of the Year, 2004. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; forms foliage clump 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.