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White Lava Elephant Ear
White Lava Elephant Ear

Araceae Colocasia Esculenta White Lava

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Grows InZone 7B · 5° to 10° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Morning Shade / Evening Sun, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageModerately Drained, Poorly Drained, Very Poorly Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Insect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
BloomsFall Foliage, Winter Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorPurple, White, Dark Green
Average Height2' to 3', 3' to 4'
Average Width2' to 3'
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About White Lava Elephant Ear

Colocasia Esculenta 'White Lava' is a fast growing tropical plant, aquatic plant and perennial plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7B through 10B. It matures to an average height of 2 feet to 4 feet and an average width of 2 feet to 3 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade, morning shade with afternoon sun or filtered sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is moderately drained, moderately wet or consistently wet. The foliage is purple, white and dark green in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, insects, diseases, mildew and heat.

White Lava Colocasia can be useful in the landscape along woodland borders, in mass plantings, in foundation plantings, in containers or planters, as a background, in shrub borders, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as an accent, in landscape beds or islands or to accentuate entryways and also in theme gardens, bog gardens or perennial gardens.

More About White Lava Elephant Ear...

This unique and unusual perennial Elephant Ear has large, glossy medium green leaves that develop a fascinating creamy-white band down the center of each leaf and along the veins to the outer edges of the leaves. Also, at the center of each leaf is a distinct purple marking. This s eye-catching stunning specimen is a tightly clumped plant that is perfect for a focal centerpiece in the landscape or in a container. 

Details

USDA Zones:  7B-10
Height:  3-4'
Width:  2-3'
Spacing:  3-5' 
Sun:  Full Sun or Part Sun
Soil:  Moderately or Poorly Drained
Water Needs:  Average to High
Flower Color:  None
Bloom Period:  None
Foliage:  Large Glossy Medium Green with Creamy White Variegation 
Fragrance:  None 
Tolerances / Resistances:  Wet Soil, Heat, Insect, Mildew, Disease, Deer, 
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Uses & Styles:  Accent, Borders, Background, Bog Gardens, Containers or Planters, Shade Gardens, Tropical Gardens, Annual Flower Beds as a Centerpiece, Perennial Gardens, Landscape Beds, Outdoor Living Area, Woodland border gardens, Small Groupings, Home Foundations, Entryways or Corners, 


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