(36” tall x 36” wide) ‘Mojito’ Elephant Ears takes tropical foliage to a new level. The long, mottled stems of ‘Mojito’ are topped with large 15-18” leaves that slowly unfurl in tones of green and chartreuse, liberally painted with vibrant splashes of purple. As the summer wears on and other plants grow weary, Elephant Ears (Colocasia) become more vigorous – colorful right up until the first frost! Plant Colocasia ‘Mojito’ in spring in a sunny or part-sun location in moisture-retentive soil after all danger of frost has passed, and feed and water regularly for best results. Gardeners in zones 8-10 can leave ‘Mojito’ in the ground for next year’s display. In colder zones, it will need to be dug or the container brought into a cool, dry, dark space above 40F, such as a garage or basement. Elephant ears are seldom severely damaged by deer.
Mojito Elephant Ear PP#21995
Colocasia esculenta Mojito PP#21995
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Medium green leaves with dark purple (almost black) splashes. Leaves are 8-14" in length and width.
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Foliage plant all season
Plant 2-3" deep.
Loamy Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Easy To Grow, Good For Containers, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Tender Perennial. Can be grown as a houseplant. Alternatively, in zones 3-6 grow as an annual, or as a potted plant during warmer months and brought indoors for cooler months.
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Spring / Summer
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