Empress Wu Hosta
Hosta x 'Empress Wu' PP #20,774
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; forms foliage clump 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9