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Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Plant Type: Hostas

Makes a tremendous focal point.  Huge, thick, dark green, deeply veined leaves form a massive upright clump.  Pale reddish violet flowers.

A hybrid of ‘Big John’, Empress Wu is one of the largest hostas on the market. Reaching an astounding 4 1/2 feet at maturity, this giant will definitely make a statement in the garden.

Empress Wu prefers rich, moist well-drained soil. If you want this incredible plant to reach it’s full potential you will need to make sure that its gigantic leaves get their water needs met.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

white

Foliage Color

green

Plant Spread

4-5'

Good Companions

Plant Height

3-6'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4

Soil Moisture

moist


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

shade

Growth Rate

fast

Seasonal Interests

mid to late summer