Royal Hawaiian® Waikiki Elephant Ear
Colocasia esculenta 'Waikiki' PPAF
Pronunciation: kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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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.