Colocasia 'Illustris' Colocasia 'Illustris'

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Colocasia 'Illustris'

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  • Easy Maintenance,
  • Water Plant,
  • Container Plant,
Common Name:Elephant Ear
Plant Type:Annual
Brand:Proven Winners
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10, 11 What is my zone?
Height:1 - 5 Feet
Spread:1 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Flower Color:Black Shades

Availability: Out of stock

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Colocasia 'Illustris' - PW - QT Pot
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  • Buy 3 for $15.19 each and save 5%
  • Buy 6 for $14.39 each and save 10%
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Colocasia 'Illustris' - PW - 8" Jumbo Pot
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  • Buy 6 for $22.49 each and save 10%
  • Buy 12 for $21.24 each and save 15%


(Elephant's Ear) Colocasia Illustris is an striking elephant ear that has dramatic green veining on large black leaves. Colocasia Illustris is the ultimate thriller for your large container combinations growing to heights of 3-5'. It also loves wet conditions and can be used as a water plant growing best in full sun to part shade locations. Colocasia Illustris is adaptable as a houseplant but please note that it can be toxic to pets.
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Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris'

Common Name Elephant Ear
USDA Hardiness Zone 8, 10, 11
Plant Type Annual
Brand Proven Winners
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist, Wet
Flower Color Black Shades
Attributes Tropical
Design Use Combination Containers, Container, Structure, Waters Edge or Bog
Container Design Thriller
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer

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