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Hosta Sum & Substance - 9cm Shrub

  • Catalogue Code 5140-5211
  • Pack Contents: 9cm potted shrub
  • Large, attractive lime-green and corrugated leaves
  • Pretty lavender flowers in summer
  • Tolerant to air pollutants
  • Weed-suppressing leaves
  • Compact growth, great for small spaces

Grow hosta Sum and Substance in your outdoor space for a handsome display of large, lime-green leaves. Hosta Sum and Substance is a perennial plant perfect for furnishing pots in full or part shade.

Particularly suited for shady spots in the garden the leaves of hosta Sum and Substance covers soil and stops weeds from taking over your flower beds. In summer this hosta gives you tall stems with blue flowers, perfect for selecting and adding to vases for your home.

Hostas make great garden plants in the country and in built-up areas as they are highly tolerant to air pollution. We recommend that you watch out for slugs and place slug controls and deterrents around your plants for the greatest success.

75cm (30in)


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Good in containers and pots

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