Elephant Ears - Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'
Elephant Ears - Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'

Elephant Ears - Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'

Elephant Ears

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Huge, 2 foot long chalky purple-black leaves stand tall in a giant clump. Works well next to a pond or stream.


  •  · Use near water or edge of pond
  •  · Needs part shade
  •  · Dark stems and leaves are dramatic
Item # Pack Size Avail Units Avail Plants  
4740524
24 3.5" Pot
*Ships 03/15 - 07/05
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Height:

4-5 ft

Spread:

3-6 ft

Zone:

9-10

Exposure

Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil

Attributes

Good Container Plant

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Early Spring
Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer
Fall

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.