Colocasia Illustris

  • Easy Maintenance,
  • Water Plant,
  • Container Plant

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

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Colocasia Illustris

  • Easy Maintenance,
  • Water Plant,
  • Container Plant

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

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(Elephant’s Ear) Colocasia Illustris is a 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.

Colocasia esculenta Illustris
Common Name: Elephant Ear
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® Annuals
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10, 11What is my zone?
Max Height: 1 – 5 Feet
Max Spread: 1 – 3 Feet
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Flower Color: Black Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist, Wet
Attributes: Tropical
Design Use: Combination Containers, Container, Structure, Waters Edge or Bog
Container Design: Thriller
Season of Interest (Foliage): Spring, Summer, Fall
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