Colocasia esculenta

Common Name

Taro or Elephants Ear

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This plant produces matte green heart-shaped leaves, on fleshy stems growing up to 1.5m and yellow arum-like flowers on 45cm stems.  The foliage is especially attractive by the waterside.  Prefers warmer frost free areas with dappled shade and moist to wet soils.
Protect from strong winds.