is this sum and substance?

jiggreen(zone 6b, carlisle PA)May 18, 2006

i "happened" across this hosta a couple of years ago, well...truth be told, i snuck out in the middle of the night and dug this hosta up that was on an abandoned property and divided it, replanted it and took a couple of divisions home with me. i'm curious as to what kind of hosta it is. i'm thinking sum and substance, but i'm not sure. the original hosta that i took my divisions from was about 3 feet wide and 2 feet high...mine aren't quite that large yet. the individual leaves are much larger than any of the leaves on my other hostas. i should have taken a photo showing my hand as comparison to the leaf size, but i forgot to. i'm hoping someone can id from this picture.

thanks!

jiggreen

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dirtdivarocks(z6 SW PA)

It looks just like sum and substance. It will continue to grow and get larger. I have one about that size. I have had it for two years. I have read they can get as large as 8 feet wide. I love my hosta plants! Enjoy!

    Bookmark   May 18, 2006 at 10:19PM
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jiggreen(zone 6b, carlisle PA)

thank you!

    Bookmark   May 20, 2006 at 8:19AM
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anitamo(5)

If it was at an abandoned house, it probably isn't Sum and Substance. Just a guess. It's most likely august lily (named because of the white lily like flowers blooming in august.)
Here's a link with pictures to compare yours to.

Here is a link that might be useful: august lily

    Bookmark   May 23, 2006 at 11:41AM
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fivemeows(5)

The veins are right for sum and substance.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2006 at 7:27PM
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phil(5 Ohio)

NO, it does not look like any of mine.
phil

    Bookmark   June 20, 2011 at 7:06PM
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