Hosta x ‘Sum and Substance’
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.
Type: USDA Zone 4-9
Light: Filtered Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Size: Fast growing; forms foliage clump 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.