So many great comments on this plant! Even my family, who saw it every day, commented throughout the growing season what a fabulous look this plant gave to our planters. The giant leaves just kept coming and coming.
Royal Hawaiian® Hawaiian Punch Elephant's Ear Colocasia esculenta
Cool foliage and a Tropical feel.Foliage InterestDrought TolerantWater Plant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:TallGarden Height:24 - 40 InchesSpacing:12 - 18 InchesSpread:12 - 18 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:RedFoliage Shade:Red and Green FoliageHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun or Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great for containers especially as a thriller, but can be an annual for garden beds in Northern climates and a perennial in Southern climates.Maintenance Notes:
Easy Care. Can tolerate soil moisture from average to wet. Bulbs can be dug and stored in cold winter climates to be replanted again the next year.Royal Hawaiian® Hawaiian Punch Colocasia esculenta ''Hawaiian Punch'' USPP 24
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Barb Birkinbine, Wisconsin, United States, 6 years ago