Hosta, Sum & Substance
Description: This Hosta features large, heart-shaped, thick-textured, glossy yellow leaves which turn golden over time with proper sun exposure and racemes of bell-shaped, fragrant, white flowers on scapes up to 38". A dependable and versatile perennial requiring little care. Grown primarily for its beautiful foliage which provides color, contrast and texture to the landscape. Dense foliage crowds out garden weeds.
Common Name: Sum & Substance Hosta
Scientific Name: Hosta 'Sum & Substance'
Exposure: Partial - Full Shade
Size: 3' height, 4-5' spread
Bloom Color: Lavender - White
Bloom Period: August
Foliage Color: Light Green to Yellow with Green margins
Landscape Use: Containers / Planters, Foundation, Garden, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Small Groups, Under Shade Tree, Woodland Border
Soil: Well-Drained, Moist
Zone: 3 - 8
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: August Moon Hosta, Golden Japanese Forest Grass, Forget-me-not, Blue Fescue, Pink Astilbe, Foam Flower
Maintenance: Remove old foliage before new foliage emerges