about this item
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. Colocasia Elephant Ear Tea Cup grows shiny, olive-green leaves , with a purple veined underside that forms a tea cup like form and catches water during rain. The rain water pools in the cup until it gets too full, at which time the stems bend slightly to pour out the water, and then the process starts all over again. The variety is pest resistant and attracts numerous pollinators.
Approx Min Plant Height: 6 feet
Planting Cycle: Perennial
Light Condition Required: Sun/Shade Mix
Plant Variety: Caladium
Item Number (DPCI): 009-08-0103