Shadowland® 'Wu-La-La' Hosta | Proven Winners

This sport of 'Empress Wu' takes the size and presence of the massively popular hosta and takes it to the next level with an attractive margin. Blue-green leaves have striking apple-green margins, as well as good substance. Like 'Empress Wu', this hosta will take about 5 years to reach full maturity and size. Once you get there, the size of this plant will definitely be a conversation starter! Violet flowers appear in early to midsummer.

  • Foliage Interest
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Height Category: Tall
  • Garden Height: 36 - 48 Inches
  • Scape Height: 48 Inches
  • Spacing: 60 - 72 Inches
  • Spread: 60 - 72 Inches
  • Flower Colors: Purple
  • Flower Shade: Violet
  • Foliage Colors: Blue, Green
  • Foliage Shade: Blue-green
  • Habit: Mounded
  • Container Role: Filler

PLANT NEEDS

  • Light Requirement: Part Shade to Shade
  • Maintenance Category: Easy
  • Bloom Time: Early Summer, Mid Summer
  • Hardiness Zones: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b 
  • Water Category: Average
  • Soil Fertility Requirement: Average Soil, Fertile Soil
  • Soil PH Category: Acidic Soil
  • Uses: Border Plant, Landscape, Specimen or Focal Point
  • Maintenance Notes: Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, organically enriched soil and full to part shade. Clean away the dead foliage after frost to prevent insect problems.

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

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