Elephant Ears - Colocasia esculenta (Elephant Ears)
Elephant Ears - Colocasia esculenta 'Royal Hawaiian® Hawaiian Punch'
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Elephant Ears - Colocasia esculenta 'Royal Hawaiian® Hawaiian Punch'

Elephant Ears

Plant Type: Grower Bulbs

Patent: pp24596

Huge green leaves stand out against bright red tropical stems. Great for heavy or wet soils or use in containers where a specimen is needed. The sturdy stems will keep foliage upright and tidy.

  • Tropical foliage plant
  • Easy to grow
  • Can use as a specimen plant

Height:

24-40 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Zone:

8-11

Elephant Ears - Colocasia

Produces huge leaves that can measure up to 2 feet accross in colors ranging from lime green to almost black.  Plant bulbs so that the tip of the bulb is 1" below the soil surface.  Grow at 65°F-75°F night temperatures.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil
Moist Soil

Attributes

Good Container Plant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Specimen
Bog

Growth Rate in the Garden

Rapid

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer
Fall