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Illustris Elephant Ears
Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris' - Illustris Elephant Ears
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Size 180mm
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Introduce a truly fabulous, tropical beauty into your garden. This high impact plant has magnificent, large, blackish purple leaves with margins and bright green veins.

Colour — Yellow
Growth Width — 1.2m
Growth Height — 1.5m
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Yellow
Foliage Colour — Variegated
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
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Planting Advice

Simply, make sure that this plant does not dry out at any point. Spring is the most suitable time for planting.

Watering needs

Keep your plant wet, as it has high water requirements. Also, keep in mind, that this plant can live in waterlogged soils.

Pruning Advice

If older leaves turn yellow, you can remove them with a pair of clean, sharp secateurs.