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Gigantic, slug resistant leaves almost 2 feet long!

Glossy gold foliage on a plant up to 6 feet wide!

Hosta Sum and Substance

The darling of large leaf gold Hosta!

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Hosta Sum and Substance
Hosta Sum and Substance
Hosta Sum and Substance
Hosta Sum and Substance

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"Gold Hostas are much more sun tolerant in the landscape.  They grow well in shade but will be more chartreuse in color.

"Thick leaves have a quilted textured along with being highly slug resistant thus remaining quite stunning throughout the season! Beautiful in garden design no matter where you put it.  One of our favorite gold Hostas of all time."

Hosta Sum and Substance

  • Giant 2' golden leaves make an impressive mound
  • High slug resistance
  • Dramatic shade perennial that pairs well with darker companions
  • Sun Tolerant
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Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8 Blooms Mid Summer
36" x 60"

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Hosta Sum and Substance is dramatic in the landscape and is one of the favorite gold Hostas of all time!

Mammouth, heavily textured, glossy gold leaf Hosta Sum and Substance forms an impressive clump that can grow over time up to 6 feet wide. 

The chartreuse leaf color changes to gold with more sun exposure. One of the most impressive hostas at maturity and even more stunning in containers. White, bell-shaped flowers in late summer on 3 foot stalks.

In garden design, surround this beauty with all kinds of textures and shapes from hardy Ferns, showy Hellebore, and colorful Heuchera

Special Features: Cold Hardy, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage,Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Foliage Interest, Heat Tolerant, Moisture Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant


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About Hosta

Hostas are a widely regarded as one of the most popular shade perennials. Their popularity is due in part to their ease of culture, the public's greater awareness of the value of landscaping upon property values, and the positive effect hostas have on our ecology. Hostas offer endless variation and numerous opportunities in the shade garden. From green, gold, blue to multicolored, their leaves appear in all manner of sizes, shape and texture. Flowers range from lavender to white and many are fragrant! Hostas require little maintenance and become larger and more valuable each year. Hostas are a perfect choice for today's modern, busy gardener. Great Garden Plants have carefully selected some truly outstanding performing Hostas for North American gardens. No shade garden plans should be without hostas. When you consider how long lived hostas are, they are a small investment that will give you years of enjoyment. More than this, hostas are delightfully modern, and display an understated elegance. Their dramatic appearance is often accentuated when combined with other shade loving plants such as ferns, Heuchera, shrubs, and trees.