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August 31, 2012

Hosta ‘Sum and Substance’ (Plantain Lily)

The botanical incarnation of the Jolly Green Giant, this amazing hosta boasts an huge impact of nearly 30" in height with a spread of 60".

hosta sum and substance perennial

The botanical incarnation of the Jolly Green Giant, this amazing hosta boasts an huge impact of nearly 30″ in height with a spread of 60″.  The upright, heart-shaped chartreuse leaves are nearly 16″ long and 14″ across make quite an impact in the garden.  ‘Sum and Substance’ was the 2004 Hosta of the Year.

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