a massive, semi upright mound of corrugated green foliage and very pale lavender flowers
HOSTA ‘Empress Wu’
- deciduous herbaceous perennial
- large, upright, clump-forming
- very large, corrugated, deeply veined foliage
- oval to heart-shaped leaves medium green leaves
- funnel-shaped, lightly fragrant, lavender flowers
- summer flowering.
This plant was given to me by a London gardener as I was admiring the hostas he had growing there. He thought it was ‘Big Daddy’ but evidently it is not as not blue foliage – most likely ‘Empress Wu’.