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Colocasia esculenta Royal Hawaiian® 'Black Coral'

Elephant Ear

This dramatic new introduction is one of the blackest of the Elephant Ears and if that is not enough, it has electric blue veining! It is sure to be a show stopper in garden or container.

  • »  New introduction with Deep Black glossy foliage and Electric Blue veining.
  • »  Dramatic in garden or container, full sun or part shade.
  • »  This showy specimen has a tidy clumping habit with short runners near the main plant.
  • »  Disease and deer resistant.
  • »  Prefers consistent moisture.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Height:36 Inches
  • Spread:36 Inches

Foliage Color
Black
Best Usage
Container
Specimen
Water's Edge or Bog
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Part Sun
Shade
Growth Rate
Medium

This dramatic new introduction is one of the blackest of the Elephant Ears and if that is not enough, it has electric blue veining! It is sure to be a show stopper in garden or container. Colocasia esculenta 'Black Coral' PPAF has a tidy clumping habit with short runners near the main plant. Fine in either full sun or part shade. Exceptional if leaves are illuminated from behind.

Asexual Propagation Prohibited.