Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty'

Elephant Ear

Giant leaves have irregularly shaped chartreuse spots with bluish-black stems, works well next to a pond or stream, best in part shade.

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  • Use near water or edge of pond
  • Prefers part shade
  • Green and yellow variegated foliage

Height:

2-3 ft

Spacing:

36 in

Elephant Ear Growing and Maintenance Tips

Produces huge leaves that can measure up to 2 feet accross in colors ranging from lime green to almost black.  Plant bulbs so that the tip of the bulb is 1" below the soil surface.  Grow at 65°F-75°F night temperatures.

Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Container

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Moist