Elephant Ears - Colocasia (Elephant Ears)
Elephant Ears - Colocasia 'Black Magic'
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Elephant Ears - Colocasia 'Black Magic'

Elephant Ears

Plant Type: Grower Bulbs

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  
4740527 15 7-9"
*Ships 02/18 - 07/01
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Height:

4-5 ft

Spread:

3-6 ft

Zone:

9-10

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

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