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Royal Hawaiian® Waikiki Elephant Ear

Colocasia esculenta 'Waikiki' PPAF

Pronunciation: kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh
SKU #45741

Good to grow! 10

Description A gorgeous tropical plant with showy colorful leaves and a tidy clumping habit. The glossy green and white leaves with vivid pink veins are held on dramatically dark stems. Bred to be sturdy garden performers and container specimens with excellent disease resistant. All-American Selections (AAS) winner for 2023. Evergreen perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Vase-Shaped
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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.

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