Colocasia Illustris Live Plant, available in 6″ Pot



Colocasia Illustris
Huge, heart-shaped leaves and contrasting venation.

Available in 6″ pots

Elephant Ears (Colocasia)→Imperial Taro (Colocasia esculenta ‘Illustris’)
Common names:
Imperial Taro
Elephant’s Ear

Botanical names:
Colocasia esculenta Accepted
Colocasia antiquorum var. illustris Synonym
Colocasia esculenta var. illustris Synonym

Also sold as:
Colocasia illustris

Data specific to Elephant Ears (Colocasia)
Plant habit: Running
Plant height: Tall (>40 inches)
Leaf base: Peltate
Leaf form: Flat
Leaf surface (top of leaf): Dull (Matte)
Leaf color (top of leaf): Blackish
Leaf main veins color (top of leaf): Green
Petiole junction color (top of leaf): Green
Petiole color: Green

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet (.9-1.5 m)
Leaves: Variegated
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 6″-12″
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Eating Methods: Cooked
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.

We are a licensed Georgia Department of Agriculture Live Plant Grower. License #39793

Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guarantee that plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation.

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