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Hosta 'Empress Wu'

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A Proven Winners(R) brand plant, possibly the largest hosta ever! In high demand! The hosta everyone's talking about!
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Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Hosta 'Empress Wu' (4 inch Pot)

Regular Price: $17.95

Special Price $9.95

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A Proven Winners (R) brand plants, it is said to tower 4.5 tall and 5 to 6+ wide! Huge leaves (about 1.5 feet long) are thick and dark green with deeply impressed veins, forming a strong upright mound habit. It has showy pale reddish violet flowers in early mid-summer. You can use this as a species hosta, conversation piece, a border, or as a background for other plants.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2009
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant - Height 39"
Plant Size Giant
Plant - Shape Mound-like
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Resistant No
Slug Resistant No
Plant - Wave Spacing 67.5"
Plant - Specimen Spacing 90"
Plant - Hosta of the Year No
Leaf Color (Center) Green
Leaf Color (Margin) Green
Leaf - Cupped Lightly
Leaf - Corrugation Lightly
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Fragrant Flower No
Leaf - Margin Size No
Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No
Leaf - Length 28
Leaf - Width 25
Leaf - Speckled No
Leaf - Streaked No
Flower - Color No
Flower - Scape Color Green
Bloom Month(s) August, September
Petiole Color No
Plant - Patented No
Hybridizing - Parentage No
Hybridizing - Originator B. & V. Skaggs
Hybridizing - Sport Of No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 2008
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large with heavy texture Review by jo
My plant is 3 years old and is really starting to take off. The leaves have a deeply veined and puckered texture. (Posted on September 8, 2015)

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