SUM and SUBSTANCE Hosta (Arden 1980)
Heart-shaped golden chartreuse leaves, which becomes more puckered with maturity. Leaves are of good substance, corrugated, and glossy, giving them good slug resistance. One of the largest Hostas available today, with 16 inch, broadly ovate leaves and a huge, mounded form.
Mature size: 60 inches wide by 36 inch height.
White flowers on 72 inch scapes.
Hosta of the Year 2004.
American Hosta Society Multiple Award Winner.
Leaf color varies with the amount of available sun from light green to chartreuse to gold; prefers 1/4 to 3/4 day of sun. One of the biggest and most popular Hostas due to its mammoth potential.
If you think yours is big, the record is 9 feet wide.