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Out of Season Empress wu Hosta
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Empress wu Hosta

Giant Size

Its huge, dark green, deeply veined, substantial leaves can be measured at more than 1 1/2- ft. wide. This strong, upright habit forming plant creates a very tall and wide clump. Pale, reddish-violet flowers appear just above the foliage in early to midsummer. Empress Wu is an outstanding focal point and topic of conversation in your shaded garden! Potted. Zones 3-9. PP20774
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Hosta 'Empress Wu' PP20774
  • Height: 3 - 4 feet.
  • Spacing: 4 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the container.
  • Spread: 5 - 6 feet.
  • Light Required: Full shade to partial shade.
  • Foliage: Huge, deeply veined, heart shaped leaves in deep green.
  • Blooms: Early to mid-Summer for 2 - 3 weeks.
  • Zone: 3 - 9.
  • Form: Mounding, Herbaceous perennial.
  • Flower Form: Tall scape of funnel-shaped blooms that are shades of purple-red.
  • Soil Requirements: Average fertile garden soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow to moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: After flowering, remove spent flower stems to tidy up the plants for the rest of the growing season.
  • Comments: Huge dark green, deeply veined leaves of good substance can measure more than 1 1/2 feet wide and long! Strong upright habit, forming a very tall and wide clump. Pale reddish-violet flowers appear just above the foliage in early to mid Summer. An outstanding focal point and topic of conversation in your shade garden! Restricted States: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2019 Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Annual Vegetable Plants Potatoes Sweet Potatoes
1A-4A 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 3/25/19 - 6/14/19 5/20/19 - 6/7/19
4B 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 3/25/19 - 6/14/19 5/20/19 - 6/7/19
5A 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 3/4/19 - 6/14/19 5/13/19 - 6/7/19
5B 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 3/4/19 - 6/14/19 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
6A 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 3/4/19 - 6/14/19 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
6B 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 3/4/19 - 6/14/19 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
7A 5/13/19 - 5/31/19 2/25/19 - 6/14/19 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
7B 4/15/19 - 5/31/19 2/25/19 - 6/14/19 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
8A & B 4/15/19 - 5/31/19 2/18/19 - 6/14/19 4/22/19 - 6/7/19
9A & B 4/15/19 - 5/31/19 2/11/19 - 6/14/19 4/22/19 - 6/7/19
10A & B 4/15/19 - 5/31/19 2/11/19 - 6/14/19 4/15/19 - 6/7/19
Last Order Date 5/27/2019 6/10/2019 6/3/2019

Zones Onion Plants Fruit Trees Bareroot Roses
1A-4A 4/1/19 - 5/10/19 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 4/15/19 - 5/31/19
4B 4/1/19 - 5/10/19 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 4/15/19 - 5/31/19
5A 3/25/19 - 5/10/19 3/18/19 - 6/7/19 4/1/19 - 5/31/19
5B 3/25/19 - 5/10/19 3/4/19 - 6/7/19 3/18/19 - 5/31/19
6A 3/4/19 - 5/10/19 3/4/19 - 6/7/19 3/4/19 - 5/31/19
6B 2/25/19 - 5/10/19 3/4/19 - 6/7/19 3/4/19 - 5/31/19
7A 2/18/19 - 5/10/19 2/11/19 - 6/7/19 2/25/19 - 5/31/19
7B 2/11/19 - 5/10/19 2/11/19 - 6/7/19 2/25/19 - 5/31/19
8A & B 1/28/19 - 5/10/19 2/11/19 - 6/7/19 2/18/19 - 5/31/19
9A & B 1/7/19 - 5/10/19 2/11/19 - 6/7/19 1/21/19 - 5/31/19
10A & B 1/7/19 - 5/10/19 2/11/19 - 6/7/19 1/21/19 - 5/31/19
Last Order Date 5/6/2019 6/4/2019 5/27/2019

Zones Tropicals & Houseplants Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/29/19 - 6/7/19 4/1/19 - 6/21/19 4/29/19 - 6/21/19
4B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19 4/1/19 - 6/21/19 4/29/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/29/19 - 6/7/19 3/18/19 - 6/21/19 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19 3/4/19 - 6/21/19 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 4/29/19 - 6/7/19 3/4/19 - 6/21/19 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
6B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19 3/4/19 - 6/21/19 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 2/11/19 - 6/21/19 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 2/11/19 - 6/21/19 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 2/11/19 - 6/21/19 2/18/19 - 5/24/19
9A & B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 2/11/19 - 6/21/19 2/11/19 - 5/24/19
10A & B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19 2/11/19 - 6/21/19 2/11/19 - 5/24/19
Last Order Date 6/3/2019 1A-7B:6/17/19
8A-10B:5/20/19
1A-7B:6/17/19
8A-10B:5/20/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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