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Perennials – Elephant Ears

  • Elephant Ears

Botanical name: colocasia

Average Size at Maturity: up to 8 ft in height with a 2 – 3 ft spread

Hardy zone: 9 – 11

Bloom Time: spring/summer

Flower Color: green/white/yellow

Foliage Color: green

Growth Rate: can grow 3 – 4 ft in a single growing season 

Pruning needs: cut back in the winter to protect the leaves from the cold and to prepare to start fresh in the next growing season. You can cut back up to 2 inches off the ground

Landscape Use:background plants 

Light Needs: 2 – 6 hours of sun a day

Special Feature: heart shaped leaves 

Water Needs: weekly watering required 
Fertilizing needs: use 20 – 20 – 20 biweekly during the growing season. Less often is acceptable. Biweekly just promotes the most growth.

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