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Royal Hawaiian® Diamond Head Elephant Ear

SKU: AM020308
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Named for Hawaii’s famous volcanic landmark, Royal Hawaiian® 'Diamond Head' Elephant Ear provides incredible texture and bold accents to the summer garden. Large, glossy black, arrow-shape leaves and deep burgundy veins and stems provide excellent contrast, especially for light green and white flowers and foliage. Royal Hawaiian® 'Diamond Head' proves that flowers aren’t the only way to make an impact in garden beds and containers! PP#19939 (Colocasia)
key features
Botanical Name
Colocasia esculenta Royal Hawaiian® 'Diamond Head' PP19939
Striking Foliage, Mass Plantings, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Hardiness Zone
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Bring indoors in colder zones
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bulb Spacing
48-60" wide


Royal Hawaiian® 'Diamond Head' Elephant Ear is an impressive jet-black stunner, whether mixed into a garden or standing alone as an incredible container accent on your deck or patio. The Royal Hawaiian® series has been developed for performance in the garden and container; each is disease resistant with fabulous foliage, interesting stems, and a tidy habit.

Elephant Ears are perennial in zones 7b-11. In cooler zones, dig and store bulbs in a dark, frost-free location over the winter months. Deer and rabbit resistant.