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ROYAL HAWAIIAN™ Black Coral Colocasia

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  • Jet Black Foliage,
  • Water Plant,
  • Landscape Plant,
Common Name:Elephant Ear
Plant Type:Annual
Brand:Proven Selections
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10, 11 What is my zone?
Height:24 - 48 Inches
Spread:12 - 18 Inches
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Critter Resistance:Deer, Rabbit

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(Elephant Ear) Colocasia esculenta ROYAL HAWAIIAN® 'Black Coral' is a container gardeners dream come true! The large, shiny, jet black 'elephant ear' leaves can reach up to 18-24 inches long! 'Black Coral' grows well in full sun to part shade locations. In southern climates, this Elephant Ear can reach heights of 4 feet when planted in the ground! For northern gardeners, we recommend finding a large container for planting this giant. Mix with bold colored annuals of your liking for a beautiful container garden. The attractive, textured foliage of 'Black Coral' is deer and rabbit resistant. This is an excellent choice as a thriller in your gardens or containers! 'Black Coral' can also be grown as a water garden or bog plant. If there is one plant you need to try this season, it is a Colocasia, Elephant Ear!
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ROYAL HAWAIIAN™ Black Coral Colocasia

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

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