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Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris'

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Elephant's-ear; Imperial Taro

 
FAMILY Araceae (Arum Family)
HABIT Herbaceous
SUN REQUIREMENTS Partial shade
SOIL Humusy, moist or wet, slightly acidic soil.
HARDINESS USDA Zone 8 (Coldest zone where hardy)
FLOWERS In August
LEAF COLOR, INCLUDING FALL COLOR Green (Violet leaf stalks and light green leaf blades, marked blackish purple between the veins.)

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Elephant's-ear; Imperial Taro

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2 Plant Locations Were Found

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1 2009-1388*A 2010 Aquatic Display
No Map 2012-0342*A 2012 Off Display

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When Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris' has been observed flowering at Longwood Gardens

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