Taro - Imperial (Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris')


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Imperial Taro "Elephant Ears" (Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris')


Height: Grows to 3’ or taller (24-36” spread)
Hardiness zone: 7-10
Bloom time: June - August
Habit: Sensational, showy foliage with large, smokey-charcoal colored leaves and vibrant lime green veining. Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface.


  • Unique exotic look
  • Foliage plant all summer
  • Good for containers
  • Deer & rabbit resistant
  • Marginal Pond plant
  • Tropical in Ohio
  • Full sun to partial shade


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