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Elephant Ear bulbs are among the most eye catching of all bulbs and are grown for their foliage, which is reminiscent of an elephant's ears Not only are they one of the largest flowering bulbs, but they are also very versatile and can grow with little sunlight to full shade. Beautiful on their own or planted as a back drop for your favorite blooms, they provide a bold tropical effect in any garden. Once established, they require little to no attention. The proper and complete botanical name of this variety is Colocasia esculenta 'Mojito'. This is a very unique and newer variety, named after the popular Cuban drink. Its green leaves are set off by dark spots and purple stems. The speckles and streaks vary from leaf to leaf, so no two leaves are ever quite the same. A real thriller in the garden, adding surprise and interest. The leaves are 8-14 inches in length and width.
Approx Min Plant Height: 36 inches
Planting Cycle: Perennial
Light Condition Required: Sun/Shade Mix
Plant Variety: Caladium
Item Number (DPCI): 009-08-0102