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Variegated Elephant Ear

Alocasia odora 'Variegata'

Pronunciation: a-loh-KAY-see-uh oh-DOR-uh var-ee-GAY-tuh
SKU #30997
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A lush plant with large, striking variegated foliage that will add tropical flair to any garden. Leaves may exceed two feet in length. Fragrant, white flowers occasionally appear in spring. A dramatic container plant for the patio or deck, or use indoors as an atrium accent. Evergreen above 40° F.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy..
Blooms Rarely blooms; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Houseplant, Poolside
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Bush Lily (Clivia); Fatsia (Fatsia); Fern (Asplenium); Fatsia (Fatsia); Brunfelsia (Brunfelsia); Sausage Vine (Holboellia)
CARE
Care Thrives and spreads freely in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Prefers bright shade or filtered sun, and warm, humid environments. 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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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.