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Imperial Taro Elephant Ear

SKU: AM004304
per Plant - 3.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
'Imperial Taro' Elephant Ear produces unusual, black-purple leaves patterned with bright-green veins. Prefers moist, loose soils and is an ideal choice for containers. Elephant ears are an exciting, affordable way to create privacy in the garden and on the patio. (Colocasia illustris)
key features
Botanical Name
Colocasia illustris Imperial Taro
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
48-60" tall
Bulb Spacing
36-48" wide
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all summer