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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Sum of All'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sum of All
Hybridized by Zilis; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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Plant Size (check one):
Giant (leaf >144 square inches; plant >28 tall)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny
Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Light Green
Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Golden Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15
16 to 18

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1" - 1 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral jody On Jan 27, 2005, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Leaf size: 16" long, 12" wide. Flower scapes 30"-48". M. Zilis 2003.

Neutral HummerRachel On Jan 20, 2003, HummerRachel from Cornwall, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

Sport of 'Sum and Substance'.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Machesney Park, Illinois
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Dayton, Ohio
North Augusta, South Carolina



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