Empress Wu
Hosta 'Empress Wu' photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

  • Hybridizer: Skaggs 2008
  • Bloom Time: early summer
  • Bloom Colour: very pale lavender
  • Leaf Colour: green
  • Diameter:
  • 229-274 cm (90-108 in)
  • Height:
  • 102-127 cm (40-50 in)

About This Hosta

'Empress Wu' is so impressive that it has its own website, www.EmpressWuHosta.com. It has huge green deeply veined leaves on a massive upright clump. At maturity the center leaves push the outer leaves down to sweep the ground. This is the biggest hosta in commerce.