Royal Hawaiian® Black Coral Elephant Ear
Colocasia esculenta 'Black Coral' PP #23,896
Pronunciation: kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh
|Description||Very striking, large, glossy, jet-black foliage contrasts spectacularly with bright-colored plants. Adds bold color and tropical flair to any garden. Highly effective at the edge of a pond or water garden. A dramatic choice for patio containers. 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 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance|
|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||Banana (Musa); Canna (Canna); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Passion Flower (Passiflora)|
|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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Grow Indoors in All Zones
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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.