Royal Hawaiian® White Lava Elephant Ear
Colocasia esculenta 'White Lava' PP #24,481
|Description||Sensational tropical foliage features bright green leaves with a radiant creamy white midrib that flows into prominent veins, and a vivid splash of intense color where leaves connect to the brightly colored purple stems. 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; forms a foliage clump 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. 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||Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Banana (Musa); 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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:
Grow Indoors in All Zones
This plant is not available to purchase online.
Check a local Monrovia retailer.
No Retailers found within 50 miles of your zipcode
Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region
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.
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.