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.
AM020259 (Bag of 1)
AM020260 (Bag of 10)
Diamond Head Elephant Ear
Dark purple to near black, glossy leaves with eye catching burgundy stems.
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Pointed tip of corm should be 1-2" below soil surface.
Loamy Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Average, Moist / Wet
Easy To Grow, Good For Containers, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Tender Perennial. Grow as an annual in zones 3-7, or bring indoors before frost. Can also be grown as a houseplant.
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals|
All parts of the plant are poisonous if eaten raw, and may cause skin irritation. Toxic to dogs and cats.
Spring / Summer
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|