Hosta ‘Empress Wu’

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Possibly the largest Hosta ever, this is the one that everyone is talking about! Said to tower 4.5 feet tall and 6 (or more) feet wide, Empress Wu has huge leaves (about 1.5 feet long) that are thick and dark green with deeply impressed veins, forming a strong upright mound habit. It has showy, pale reddish-violet flowers in mid-summer. You can use this as a species hosta, conversation piece, border or background for other plants. Best situated in partial sun. 

Additional information

Weight 0.000 oz
Latin Name

Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Plant Type



Prefers average to moist, well-drained soil. Water regularly when dry.

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Upright, Mounded. GIANT.

Plant Height

3-4 Feet

Plant Width

5-6 Feet


Giant, thick dark green leaves measuring up to 1.5 feet long.


Pale lavender flowers atop 4-5' scapes.


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