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Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Hosta

Plant Type: Perennial

Largest hosta ever introduced. Huge, dark green, deeply veined foliage forms a tall and wide mound. Pale violet flowers rise just above foliage in July and August. PROVEN WINNER.


Height

3-4'

Spread

5-6'

Landscape Application:

Hostas provide texture and contrast to the shade garden: specimen, group, edging, groundcover.

Hosta 'Empress Wu' Plant Care:

Prefers richly organic, well drained, consistently moist soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Hosta Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant

Hosta Additional Information

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