Colocasia rubra Black Magic Elephant Ear

Description

Stunning large dark leaves. It has a yellow flower but this is often hidden by the leaves.

Repotting or planting

9cm marginal plants require potting into a larger mesh basket. Place in a pond no deeper than 1/3 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting, place in the pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting, as they are larger more established plants they can be placed up to the maximum recommended depth. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Care instructions

This annual will self-seed if planted in boggy ground where the seeds can settle.

Colour

Yellow

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

Jul-Aug

Sun/shade

Full sun-Part shade

Season

Summer, Autumn

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

80-120

Depth Min-Max

0-0

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