Variegated Elephant Ear
Alocasia odora 'Variegata'
Filtered sun, Partial shade
Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-loh-KAY-see-uh oh-DOR-uh var-ee-GAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Rarely blooms; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant, Poolside, Specimen, Water Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11