Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'

Elephant Ears


Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

  • Dark purple heart shaped leaves
  • Loves wet conditions
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun



Interesting Notes about Elephant Ears:

When the leaves’ undersides are dusted with chalky-looking bloom, they have an intriguing, almost gray look

Deep purple stalks suspend leaves of same color


Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Does well in a bog or margins of water garden


Height: 36 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~6 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 9
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Great Foliage
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Fast Growing
  • Border or Bed

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Purple
  • Black

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Water Garden