Hosta Sum and Substance

Count in package: 1 bare root plant
Plant Size: 1st size
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Hosta Sum and Substance

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Product Description ( Hosta Sum and Substance )

One of the handsome cultivars that belongs to the Giant hosta group, Giant (G). It is of hybrid origin. Bred in 1980 but still very popular with florists and collectors throughout the world. Originator: by F. Shaw/Aden. The name is translated as 'The very essence'. And it really lives up to its name. The Sum and Substance will truly be a highlight of your garden! This is a perennial which is valued for its showy leaves and beautiful flowers. It will make a nice shady place in a nice corner!

This hosta forms lush clumps of leaves. The size of the leaves is astounding. Just imagine: A single leaf measures around 930 square centimetres! And the plant is 70-90 cm high and 120 - 240 cm wide! The leaves are huge, veined (have 16-18 pairs of veins), dense and very succulent. They are shiny, greenish-yellow on the outside and bluish on the inside. The bush is perfectly shaped, compact and has an unparalleled appearance. Leaf shape is broadly ovate. Edges are wavy. In early summer, smooth peduncles with tassel-shaped inflorescences appear. They contain numerous bell-like flowers. The flowers are pale lavender in colour. Flowers without scent. Flowering lasts for about 3-4 weeks. Frost-resistant to -39.9 °C, she is frost-resistant to high temperatures.

The plant is frost-resistant to -39.9 °C.

And the plant is 70-90cm high and 120-240cm wide!

The flowers are pale lavender in colour.

Flowering lasts for about 3-4 weeks.

This hosta is undemanding and versatile. It will do well in the semi-shade. Prefers acidic loamy soils. Ideal for mass planting in stony gardens, mixed gardens, borders, under tree crowns. Does not like cramped conditions. Can be grown in containers. Geijhera, carnations, hellebores, astilbe and ornamental grasses will be its companions. The hosta can grow for up to 10 years in one place (if the rhizomes are not allowed to bare). Propagated by dividing in late summer or early spring. Flowering time in early summer. Available in plastic containers (0.5 litres).

Product Details ( Hosta Sum and Substance )

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Price per package€3,95
SubvarietiesHosta, Perennial Plant
Plant Height70-90 cm
Flower ColourBlue
Indoor plantNo
Suitable as cutting flowerNo
Hardiness ZoneZone 4-5
Leaf ColourGreen
Flowering MonthJuly

How to Plant ( Hosta Sum and Substance )

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Delivery ( Hosta Sum and Substance )

  • Orders placed before March 21 will ship in late March/early April.
  • Orders placed after March 21 will ship within 10 business days.
  • We will continue to ship through May 15.

Product Reviews ( Hosta Sum and Substance )

Count in package: 1 bare root plant
Plant Size: 1st size
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Hosta Sum and Substance
Hosta Sum and Substance