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Sum and Substance Hosta

Sum and Substance Hosta

Leaves up to 20 Inches Long!

This 2004 Hosta of the Year Award winner is one of the largest hosta cultivars available! Its immense, glossy, textured leaves grow up to 20 in. long and range in hues from light green to chartreuse to gold. Grows 2-3 ft. tall with a 3-5 ft. spread. Lavender flowers open above the foliage in August and attract hummingbirds. Resists slugs. Hostas, like Sum and Substance, add color and texture to shaded areas. These easy-care perennials are perfect for growing under deciduous trees, along shaded walkways and even as ground cover. Grow in full to partial shade. Bareroot. Zones 3-8.
  • Zone 3 - 9
  • Height 3 feet
  • Light Requirements Partial to Full Shade
This item ships in Fall.

#65558

$12.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
  • Height: 3 feet
  • Spacing: 5 - 6 feet
  • Depth: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant with the tip of the crown just below or at ground level.
  • Spread: 5 - 6 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Partial to Full Shade
  • Foliage: Large, broad, light green leaves that are corrugated and glossy, givng them good slug resistance.
  • Blooms: Mid to late summer.
  • Form: Rounded
  • Flower Form: Bell-shaped purple flowers on scapes.
  • Soil Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soils, but best if evenly moist and well-drained.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: After flowering, remove spent flower stems to keep the plants tidy.

Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Iris Rhizomes Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B-2A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B-3B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A-6A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7A 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 8/13/18 - 11/16/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B-8B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 8/20/18 - 11/16/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A-10B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 8/20/18 - 11/16/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/19/2018
Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/12/2018
10/29/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
  • Height: 3 feet
  • Spacing: 5 - 6 feet
  • Depth: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant with the tip of the crown just below or at ground level.
  • Spread: 5 - 6 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Partial to Full Shade
  • Foliage: Large, broad, light green leaves that are corrugated and glossy, givng them good slug resistance.
  • Blooms: Mid to late summer.
  • Form: Rounded
  • Flower Form: Bell-shaped purple flowers on scapes.
  • Soil Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soils, but best if evenly moist and well-drained.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: After flowering, remove spent flower stems to keep the plants tidy.
Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Iris Rhizomes Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B-2A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B-3B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A-6A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 8/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7A 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 8/13/18 - 11/16/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B-8B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 8/20/18 - 11/16/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A-10B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 8/20/18 - 11/16/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/19/2018
Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/12/2018
10/29/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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