Royal Hawaiian® Aloha Elephant Ear
Colocasia esculenta 'Aloha' PP #29,692
|Description||Bold color and texture from large, glossy dark foliage with vividly contrasting accents. The greenish black leaves rise on sturdy bright green stems and feature that same bright green on their veins, midribs, and undersides. An excellent container specimen. Spreads freely in rich, wet soils; more slowly in dry, heavy soils. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Blooms||Rarely blooms; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 34 to 36 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Poolside|
|Companion Plants||Ornamental Banana (Musa); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Canna (Canna)|
|Care||Thrives and spreads freely in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Prefers warm, humid environments. Best with part shade in very hot regions. Apply a controlled release fertilizer to the potting mix or garden soil. In cold winter zones, enjoy outdoors but move inside well before threat of frost. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.