Hosta 'Empress Wu' is a stunning specimen with huge dark green, corrugated, heart-shaped leaves that have good substance, are slug-resistant, and don’t droop. Its Pale lavender blooms are held just above the foliage in midsummer. Hosta 'Empress Wu' is a highly sought after variety, well-known for its immense size.
Hosta, also known as Plantain Lily, is a favorite perennial for shade in areas where deer are not a problem.
Hosta 'Empress Wu' prefers partial to full shade and moist, well-drained soil, but is drought tolerant once established. Can be grown under black walnut trees.