Black Magic Elephant Ear
Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'
Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Water Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Canna (Canna); Banana (Musa); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Hibiscus (Hibiscus)|
Keep soil moist and add a controlled release fertilizer to the potting mix or garden soil. Remove dead or damaged leaves as required. In cooler climates, can be enjoyed outdoors, but move indoors before the threat of frost.
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL