Exposure
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage
Summer
Bloom Color
Green
Purple
Attributes
Drought Tolerant

Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Hosta

Magnificently quilted and heart-shaped, the foliage on this Hosta-and-a-half is lovely from spring through fall, its texture and substance improving with each passing year. In midsummer it is topped by lavender flowers, but the real beauty is the foliage itself.

Height:

36-48 in

Spacing:

60-72"

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

lavender

Hosta (hos'-ta)

Family: Liliaceae · Common Name: Plantain Lily, Funkia

Hostas come in a wide array of sizes, leaf colors and leaf shapes. Spikes of bell-shaped flowers are white or lavender and bloom spring and summer. Large hostas are stunning as accent plants. Small varieties are great in mixed plantings or rock gardens.

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