Colocasia - Pink China - Elephant Ear
You won't find another elephant ear that's as cold hardy as the Pink China. Sure, this Colocasia prefers temperatures between 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit in summer and 60-65 degrees Fahrenheit in winter; however, after braving temperatures below 45 degrees, this variety can make a full recovery from dormancy (zones 7b and higher only). You can even dig up the bulbs and store them in a a dry, cool (but not freezing) location until winter finally turns its back on your garden.
Average mature height: 4-6 feet
Fertilizer: Fertilize frequently
Light: Full to part sun
Soil: Well-drained. Do not let dry out between waterings.
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