Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
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Common Name:
Sum and Substance
   
Ornamental Features:
Thick, large, waxy golden heart-shaped leaves, and lavender flowers make this large Hosta a well-known favorite. Produces pale lavender flowers in late summer, and its color is better when it gets some sun. VIRUS INDEXED AND NEGATIVE
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
A vigorous, quick growing Hosta that holds up well in summer heat.
   
Landscape Value:
Makes an awesome specimen plant.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 4-8
   
Culture:
Use a well-aerated professional soil. Requires average water holding capacity as well as being well drained. Prefers acidic soil with high amounts of organic matter.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
Quart to 1 gallon (1 year), 2 gallon (2 years).
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Snails and slugs.
   
More Information:
Thick, large, waxy golden heart-shaped leaves, and lavender flowers make this large Hosta a well-known favorite. Produces pale lavender flowers in late summer, and its color is better when it gets some sun.