(24-36” tall x 18” wide) ‘Hawaiian Punch’ Elephant Ears is a stunning choice for tropical foliage enthusiasts or gardeners new to the wonderful world of Colocasia! Though vigorous in your beds and containers, ‘Hawaiian Punch’ Elephant Ears tops out at 36” by the end of the season, making it a great choice to add a bit of exoticism to smaller garden spaces. Plant Elephant Ears in the spring after all chance of frost has passed. Choosing a sunny to part-sun location, in rich, moisture-retentive soil. For gardeners in Zones 8-10, ‘Hawaiian Punch’ can stay in the ground, mulched well. For gardeners in cooler climates, let the frost wilt the leaves, then either dig them or bring your container into a dry, cool, dark location that stays above 40F, such as a garage or basement. ‘Hawaiian Punch’ Elephant Ears is seldom severely damaged by deer.
Hawaiian Punch Elephant Ear PP#24596
Colocasia esculenta Hawaiian Punch PP#24596
|Item Package Size|
Bag of 1
Large, glossy green foliage with red margins and veins on the undersides.
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Foliage plant all season
Plant 2-3" deep.
Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Good For Containers
Perennial in zones 8-10. Annual in zones 3-7.
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals|
Skin and eye irritant. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dog and cats.
Spring / Summer
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|