Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
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A postal fee of €4.00 applies for any seed order. It does not apply to bulbs or seed potatoes or large boxes of wildflower seeds.
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Pallet Delivery For Dublin and Parts of Kildare €25.00
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Pallet Delivery Nationwide €59
(For counties outside of Dublin & Kildare) If your order is overweight or bulky or fragile and your shipping address is not based in Dublin or Kildare then we will ship your order by pallet.
Hosta 'Sum and Substance' is a remarkable perennial plant highly esteemed for its large and impressive foliage. This variety showcases enormous heart-shaped leaves in vibrant shades of chartreuse to gold, creating a bold and commanding presence in gardens and landscapes. Hosta 'Sum and Substance' features a clumping growth habit, making it an excellent choice for borders, shady areas, or as a focal point in garden beds. With its vigorous growth, low maintenance requirements, and tolerance for shade, this hosta cultivar is a popular choice for adding texture, color, and visual impact to any outdoor space.
Why We Like It
- Large and impressive heart-shaped foliage in vibrant shades of chartreuse to gold
- Clumping growth habit, creating a bold and commanding presence
- Vigorous growth and low maintenance requirements
What to Know
- Thrives in shade to partial shade, but can tolerate some morning sun
- Prefers moist, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter
- Water regularly, keeping the soil evenly moist
- Mulch around the base to conserve soil moisture and suppress weeds
- Divide clumps every few years to maintain vigor and prevent overcrowding
Flower Colour Hosta 'Sum and Substance' produces tall spikes of pale lavender or white flowers in summer. However, the true appeal of this plant lies in its striking foliage rather than its flowers.
Flowering Months This plant typically flowers in midsummer, specifically from July to August. However, the foliage is the main attraction of Hosta 'Sum and Substance'.
Height and Spread When fully grown, Hosta 'Sum and Substance' can reach a height of approximately 60-90 centimeters with a spread of 120-150 centimeters.