Colocasia - Black Ripple (Puckered Up) - Elephant Ear
The Black Ripple elephant ear has ruffled, dark purple leaves that add remarkable contrast to your garden. This variety is bushy and compact. If your plant doesn't look just like the picture, give it a little time to grow up. Elephant ears' attributes become more defined when they mature.
Mature height: 3-4 feet tall and wide
Light: 65%-73% shade. Likes high light. 80% shade maximum
Soil: Prefers plenty of water. Does well in boggy areas.
GOOD TO KNOW
Plant size. Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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