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Empress Wu Hosta

Impressive size and spread

  • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 36 - 48 inches
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Flowering Date: Early to midsummer
65888-Empress Wu Hosta

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Empress Wu Hosta

Description
Cover a huge area and create a focal point in your shade garden. Grows 3-4' tall with an 8-9' spread. Pale lavender flowers attract hummingbirds when they bloom in early to midsummer. Plant in full to partial shade. Bareroot. Zones 3-9. Hosta 'Empress Wu'. PP20774.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameHosta 'Empress Wu' PP20774
  • Sun ExposureFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread5 - 6 feet
  • Spacing5 - 6 feet
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Flowering DateEarly to midsummer
  • Planting InstructionsPlant 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.
  • Winter CareNone, 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.
  • Flower Color:purple
  • Flower FormTubular, bell-shaped, lavender flowers on tall scapes.
  • Foliage TypeVery large, deeply veined green leaves, up to 1 1/2' wide.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, moisture-retentive soil.
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems to keep the plant tidy. After flowering.
  • Unique CharactersticsHuge dark green, deeply veined leaves of good substance can measure more than 11/2 feet wide and long. Large leaves are formed as a young plant, though entire clump takes about 5 years growing in the ground to achieve mature size.Strongly upright habit, forming a very tall and wide clump.Pale reddish violet flowers appear just above the foliage in early to midsummerAn outstanding focal point and topic of conversation in your shade garden!
  • ShippedBAREROOT
  • Height/Habit36 - 48 inches
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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