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Colocasia esculenta 'White Lava' - Taro/Elephant Ear - Araceae (The Arum Family)
Colocasia esculenta 'White Lava' - Taro/Elephant Ear - Colocasia 'White Lava' is a taro or elephant ear with shiny, green tropical foliage displaying broad cream coloured veins.
Colocasia esculenta 'White Lava' - Colocasia 'White Lava' is a taro or elephant ear with shiny, green tropical foliage displaying broad cream coloured veins.


 
11cm
Price: $23.99
Zone Hardiness: 7-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Most plants are ready to ship from May and June onwards.
Product Code: 10627
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Description Fine Print
 
Colocasia 'White Lava' is a taro or elephant's ear with huge, dramatic, arrow-shaped, glossy green leaves with broad, cream coloured bands running down their centres that radiate out into the veins, all rising above dark purple stems. Their blooms consist of a spathe and spadix that are yellow-green. Grow as a marginal plant in ponds or in pots or beds with evenly moist soil. Though potentially hardy they are best brought in as a houseplant. Hardy to zone 7b.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Moist, Wet
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated - Cream/White
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • 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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