Extra large, lush foliage isn't found only in the tropics! This hardy beauty has huge, dark jade green, deeply veined leaves of good substance that can measure more than 18" wide and long. Strongly upright habit, forming a very tall and wide clump. Pale reddish violet flowers appear just above the foliage in early to midsummer. Use Hosta 'Empress Wu' to make a bold architectural statement in the shade garden. A great choice for northern gardeners longing for leaves with a giant-sized tropical look! A Proven Winners® Shadowland® Hosta selection.