Hosta Empress Wu

£8.50

One of the largest leaved Hostas in cultivation – possibly the largest. Leaves up to 45cm across when established. Very impressive plant, ideal for shady or damp borders. Purple flowers in mid summer. Height to 1m. Fully hardy.

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Product Description

  • One of the largest of the hostas, the green leaves of ‘Empress Wu’ can grow up to a whopping 45cm long. Not only are they big, but their deep veining gives them a wonderful corrugated texture that makes them a stand-out feature in tropical or woodland-themed planting schemes. To top it all off, in early to midsummer, the generous mound of foliage is crowned with sprays of soft violet flowers.
  • Pot size : 9cm
  • Position: partial or full shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy