Colocasia esculenta ‘Illustris’ – “Elephant’s Ear”

Botanical name: Colocasia esculenta ‘Illustris’
Common name: “Elephant’s Ear”

Characteristics:

Size: 3-5′ x 3-5′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
Bloom: Tropical

Description:

Large, almost-black leaves with dramatically contrasting pale-green major veins and downward-pointing leaf tips unfurl at the ends of stout stalks. Plants require adequate moisture and nutrients to develop properly.

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