Hosta 'Sum It Up' in the Hostas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Sport of: Sum and Substance

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.

Let's Celebrate Hostas!Let's Celebrate Hostas!
June 20, 2015

We open the Hostas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
A Hosta you wish..... by Cinta Sep 4, 2019 12:52 AM 20
white growth on flower stems by spsalmon Jul 7, 2019 7:11 PM 8
T-Rex or something different? by AlexUnder Jun 18, 2019 8:10 AM 3
Can I grow Sum and Substance in a pot? by Frillylily Jul 7, 2019 1:26 AM 13
Your Favorite Small and Mini Hosta by TreeClimber Jul 1, 2019 6:37 AM 6
Hosta Pics by crawgarden Aug 30, 2019 7:29 PM 34
Hosta Direct by NJBob Jun 1, 2019 8:00 PM 5
HVX in the Market in 2019: How common is HVX? by Scapehunter Aug 3, 2019 5:22 PM 13
2019 pics by Rose1656 Aug 6, 2019 6:07 AM 32
Looking for Hosta Seeds by daileyml Jun 30, 2019 5:52 AM 4
No flowers by Cinta Sep 22, 2018 11:33 PM 4
If you only had space for one large hosta? by Frillylily May 10, 2019 8:09 AM 5
Will hosta be harmed by the deer eating them over and over? by Frillylily Jun 28, 2019 8:46 PM 16
Hosta variety ID by starbookworm Jul 23, 2018 12:31 PM 4
Hosta IDs, please? by ShakespearesGarden Jul 10, 2018 2:23 PM 4
Summer pics 2018 by Rose1656 Aug 22, 2018 8:23 PM 69
Ohohhh by skits Jun 29, 2018 3:28 PM 9
Fertilizing by bluepoppy Jun 16, 2018 4:50 PM 1
mini hostas by UrbanWild Jun 13, 2018 6:24 AM 7
What's showing up for Spring? by crawgarden Jul 11, 2018 3:14 PM 45

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