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The American Hosta Growers Association has chosen Sum and Substance for the 2004 Hosta of the Year.

The American Hosta Growers Association has chosen Sum and Substance for the 2004 Hosta of the Year.

2004 Hosta of the Year Sum and Substance is still soaring  in popularity today.

If you are looking for a giant of a Hosta, you have found it in Sum and Substance Hosta.

When you are looking for different varieties of Hostas, what are  you really looking for in that Hosta?

You want a Hosta that stands out , and performs in the landscape like  no other. Sum and Substance is one hosta you need in your landscape and I will tell you why.

Here we go,

Sum and Substance averages 30 inches tall by a spread of 60 inches  wide. It’s growth habit is upright, heart-shaped flat leaves  with glossy chartreuse hue that changes to gold when and if exposed to more light.

The bloom is nearly white lilac in color that are borne on leaning scapes 36 inches long that appear in late  July through mid-August.

Add Sum and Substance with green and blue hostas, which will really make this gold hosta shine.  Plant them in numbers of 3 , which balances and looks great in your beds.

Sum and Substance adds interest all season , and changes can take place depending on where you plant . Lighting is very important to really see the beauty unfold .

So in closing, Sum and Substance makes a beautiful specimen plant. if you need or want to add contrast in your hosta gardens, you need to add this beauty of a Hosta to your hosta collection

 Happy Gardening

Diane Mumm

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