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Colocasia affinis 'Jenningsii' - Taro/Elephant Ear - Araceae (The Arum Family)
Colocasia affinis 'Jenningsii' - Colocasia affinis 'Jenningsii' is a dwarf taro or elephant's ear with small, arrow-shaped, lustrous, velvety charcoal leaves with central charcoal veins and a silver blotch in the center.
Loves Sun, Full - Part Sun, Part Sun
Stock Status:In Stock
Shipping March/April when weather is safe to ship. Plant in pots indoors if too cold outside.
Colocasia affinis 'Jenningsii' is a dwarf taro or elephant's ear with small, arrow-shaped, lustrous, velvety charcoal leaves with central charcoal veins and a silver blotch in the center. It can be grown as a marginal plant in ponds or in pots or beds with evenly moist soil. Yellowish-white spathes and spadixes may appear in summer but are usually hidden by the foliage. It is best brought in as a houseplant.
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Soil Moisture: Moist, Wet
Flowering Time: Summer
Foliage Colour: Silver, Black
Deer Resistant: Unknown
Habitat: Swampy areas.
Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan, Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
BC Native: No
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