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Yucatan Princess Elephant Ear

SKU: AM018074
$29.98
per Plant - 3.5" Pot
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Overview
Soaring up to eight feet tall, ‘Yucatan Princess’ Elephant Ears has gigantic deep green leaves fanning over dark stems. Broad, puckered foliage boasts a glossy sheen and chocolaty undersides. This tropical plant displays a remarkable depth of color and adds unique structure to the garden, to make a statement alone, or to contrast plants with bright blooms. Plant as a specimen in the garden or containers for lush foliage and dramatic impact the first season. (Alocasia sarawakensis)
key features
Botanical Name
Alocasia sarawakensis Yucatan Princess PPAF
Advantages
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
Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Well Draining, Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
48-96" tall
Bulb Spacing
48-60" wide
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all season

Description

(48-96” tall x 48-60” wide) Make a statement with ‘Yucatan Princess’ Elephant Ears. Whether planted as an accent in mixed borders or set-apart in containers, ‘Yucatan Princess’ adds unique color and structure to any garden. Surround the patio with masses of this colossal workhorse and you’ll feel like you’ve escaped to a tropical paradise. Plant in moist, well-drained soil in full to partial sun, preferably with shade from the hot afternoon sun in warmer climates. Plants grow quickly, making them ideal for use as an annual in cool climates. Elephant Ears, tender tropical plants, can be grown as perennials in frost-free areas, or dug and stored overwinter in colder regions.