New Edition To Our Garden

Mr_GaryApril 28, 2014

New 2014 edition to our hosta family, Empress Wu. Also added this year... so far lol! Queen of the Sea, Whirlwind and Rubies and Ruffles.

Empress Wu

This post was edited by Mr_Gary on Mon, Apr 28, 14 at 21:02

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Mr. Gary, what an amazing new addition!
What trailer did you hire to haul it home and plant it so NEATLY with nary a smidge of blue tape. It could be a white bird of paradise plant! I am more impressed with your plant than I am with the fully grown huge EWu they feature in catalogs everywhere. Yours is the real growing hosta not yet up to its potential....and I really like to anticipate.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2014 at 9:43PM
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Babka NorCal 9b

Oh my! How thick are those eyes? How large are those leaves already?


    Bookmark   April 28, 2014 at 10:55PM
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Gesila(MI Z5)

WOW Mr. Gary, where did you get your Wu? All the ones I've seen in the nurseries around here lately are about 1/4 that size.

I have twoEmpress Wu's, one I bought in the fall of 2010 and one in the spring of 2011 (before they became popular). I bought both with 3 three eyes. About the same size as yours.

The one I have growing in the sun multiplied to 6 in 2012, 9 in 2013, and so far I've counted 19 this year. I hope you've given yours a ton of space. I can wait to see mine leaf out this year.


    Bookmark   April 29, 2014 at 12:46AM
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