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Imperial Taro Elephant Ears
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Imperial Taro Elephant Ears

Araceae Colocasia Antiquorum Illustris

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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Grows in Fairfield! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Shade, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageModerately Drained, Poorly Drained, Very Poorly Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Insect, Disease, Heat
BloomsFall Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorBlack
Average Height2' to 3'
Average Width2' to 3'
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About Imperial Taro Elephant Ears

Colocasia Antiquorum 'Illustris' is a fast and moderate growing tropical plant, aquatic plant and perennial plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 10B. It matures to an average height of 2 feet to 3 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 shade, morning sun with afternoon shade or filtered sun and grows best when planted in loam, clay or silt soil that is moderately drained, moderately wet or consistently wet. The foliage is black in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, insects, diseases and heat.

Illustris Elephant Ear can be useful in the landscape in mass plantings, in containers or planters, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas or in landscape beds or islands and also in bog gardens.

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