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Elephant Ear Black Stem

No longer available this season.
Plant Black Stem in a large container or in the ground for an exotic, tropical feel throughout the summer months. The black stems bring added interest to this beautiful Elephant Ear. (Colocasia fontanesii)
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Botanical Name
Colocasia fontanesii
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Deer Resistant, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
36-72" tall
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all summer


Black Stem’s unique, jet black stems add green interest to your garden all season long. This variety will also thrive in partial shade.

Gardeners love this exotic favorite as a screen or as a background for smaller plants and flowers. Always a highlight in any garden, and very easy to grow and care for.