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Empress Wu Giant Hosta

A Focal Point for the Shade Garden
Growing up to 4' tall and 6' wide, Empress Wu is simply the largest hosta available! Huge, dark green, deeply-veined leaves of good substance can measure more than 1 1/2' wide and long. Pale reddish-violet flowers in midsummer. PP20774
  • Zone 3-9
  • Height 36 - 48 inches
  • Bloom Time Early to midsummer
  • Light Requirements Full Shade, Partial Shade

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  • Botanical Name:

    Hosta 'Empress Wu' PP20774

  • Height: 36 - 48 inches
  • Ship As: 3" POT
  • Spacing: 5 - 6 feet
  • Spread: 5 - 6 feet
  • Light Requirements: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Color: purple
  • Foliage Type: Very large, deeply veined green leaves, up to 1 1/2' wide.
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
  • Flower Form: Tubular, bell-shaped, lavender flowers on tall scapes.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant at the same level as the soil so the crown of the plant is even with the soil level. Don't bury the crown. Full sun is best for quicker flowering and higher quality plants.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems to keep the plant tidy. After flowering.
  • Winter Care: None, except to mulch the first winter to prevent heaving of plants from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing weather. Remove mulch early in spring, before new growth begins.
  • Additional Information: Hybridized by Skaggs; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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