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Empress Wu Hosta
Hosta 'Empress Wu

Price: $29.99

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Plant Patent 20774.  PROVEN WINNER variety.  

A very large, almost gigantic Hosta named in honor of Empress Wu, the only female Emperor in China's history.  Eventually obtaining a huge size of 4-5 ft. tall with an even wider spread of 6-8 ft.  Deeply veined leaves emerge blue green in spring, turning shiny green upon maturity.  Pale lavender flowers in midsummer.  Easy to grow, striking plant for a shady area accent.  Needs consistent soil moisture; does not tolerate dry shade.

Botanical Name: Hosta 'Empress Wu
Ships As: 1 gallon pot
Cannot Ship To: AK  AZ  CA  HI  ID  MT  NV  OR  UT  WA  

Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
Mature Height: 60 (inches tall)
Mature Width: 72 (inches wide)
Group Plantings & Hedge Spacing 72 (inches on center)
Growth Rate: Average
Soil Preference: Any
Soil Moisture Preference: Moist yet well drained
Sun Preference: Full shade 6+ hrs per day
Deer Resistant: No
Bloom Season: Summer
Dormancy: May ship in a dormant state with bare branches and no leaves

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