- Botanical Name:Hosta ‘Empress Wu’ PP20774
- Height:4 – 5 Feet
- Depth:Plant at the same depth it is in the container.
- Light Required:Partial Shade, Full Shade
- Blooms:Early Summer, Mid Summer, All Summer
- Flower Form:Tubular, bell-shaped, lavender flowers on tall scapes.
- Soil Requirements:Average fertile garden soil.
- Growth Rate:Medium
- Pruning:Remove spent flower stems to keep the plant tidy. After flowering.
- Foliage:Very large, deeply veined green leaves, up to 1 1/2′ wide.
- Comments:Huge dark green, deeply veined leaves of good substance can measure more than 1 1/2 feet wide and long! Strong upright habit, forming a very tall and wide clump. Pale reddish-violet flowers appear just above the foliage in early to mid Summer. An outstanding focal point and topic of conversation in your shade garden! Restricted States: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
Its huge, dark green, deeply veined, substantial leaves can be measured at more than 1 1/2- ft. wide. This strong, upright habit forming plant creates a very tall and wide clump. Pale, reddish-violet flowers appear just above the foliage in early to midsummer. Empress Wu is an outstanding focal point and topic of conversation in your shaded garden! Potted. Zones 3-9. PP20774