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Re: Wet, but productive day...And just how much room should I give a 1 gallon pot of hosta 'Sum and Substance?'


Before the tree roots took over, my 'Sum and Substance' was about 7' across and maybe 2 and a half feet tall. This year it was only about 4 and a half feet wide and 2' tall.


The one thing I didn't get into the ground was the 'Sum and Substance.' The
pot tag said to allow for it to get 2' tall and about the same wide. The
one I remember at a local hospital and at the adult day care facility mother
attended were much larger...at least 3'X3'. However, some of the articles
on the web had put it at nearly 4' tall and up to 6' in diameter for a
mature plant. So just how much room should I give this beauty? What has
been your experience with 'Sum and Substance?' I plan to put it on the SE
corner of the walkway that goes around the house, outside a stately old elm.
It will get full morning sun, but then mottled shade there after.

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
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