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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

This tropical elephant ear boasts a compact habit and beautifully variegated leaves with irregular, white spots, splotches and flecks across a matte green background. Colocasia esculenta ‘Elepaio’ is named after a Hawaiian endemic bird that is a species of monarch flycatcher and is sometimes referred to as ‘Milky Way.’ It can be difficult to obtain but is well worth searching for.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add...

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James H. Schutte

(Black Stem Taro, Elephant Ear, Taro)

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro is grown for its huge heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. Its cultivar 'Fontanesii' has shiny green leaves with dark red to purple stalks. Sweetly fragrant flowers with large creamy-yellow spathes appear in summer. In areas where the tubers will not overwinter in the ground, 'Fontanesii' can be lifted and stored in the fall, or grown in containers.

Beautiful near a water feature, taro grows well in shallow water or in...

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PlantHaven

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The big, bold, purplish green leaves of 'Hawaiian Eye' have a matte finish, wavy purple edges and are supported by dark purple petioles (leaf stems). It was bred by John Cho at the University of Hawaii Plant Breeding Program and also boasts increased hardiness and disease-resistance in addition to a tidier, runner-free habit.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro (kalo in Hawaiian) is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It originates from...

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PlantHaven

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The large, glossy, olive green leaves of ‘Hilo Bay’ have a distinctly wavy, corrugated surface texture and are supported by dark purple petioles (leaf stems). This cultivar was bred by John Cho at the University of Hawaii Plant Breeding Program and also boasts increased hardiness and disease-resistance in addition to a tidier, runner-free habit.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro (kalo in Hawaiian) is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape....

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James H. Schutte

(Elephant Ear, Illustris Taro, Taro)

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro is grown for its huge heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. Its cultivar 'Illustris' has purple-black leaves with green veins and violet leaf stalks. Sweetly fragrant flowers with large creamy-yellow spathes may appear in summer. In areas where the tubers will not overwinter in the ground, 'Illustris' can be lifted and stored in the fall, or grown in containers.

Beautiful near a water feature, taro grows well in shallow...

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Environmental Horticulture Dept. University of Florida

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

A real conversation piece, 'Jack's Giant' has extra large, medium green leaves with ruffled edges. It is ideal for large bold containers and partially shaded gardens. A tender perennial native to India and tropical Asia, Colocasia esculenta is grown for its edible, bulb-like corms and huge heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It is considered one of the first plants cultivated by humans for food and is now naturalized throughout most of the subtropical and tropical regions...

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Environmental Horticulture Dept. University of Florida

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The bold leaves of 'Lime Aide’ are dark green with irregular chartreuse flecks and blotches. Each intricate leaf has its own unique pattern. Sweetly fragrant, calla-like flowers with large creamy-yellow spathes appear in summer, though they are mostly concealed by the foliage.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It originates from India and tropical Asia, Colocasia esculenta where it is...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The intricate and unusual 'Nancy's Revenge' is an exceptionally ornamental elephant ear that was discovered in the Caribbean by aroid enthusiast, Jerry Kranz, and named after his business partner, Nancy McDaniels. It may also be sold under the name, ‘Nancyana.’ Each striking leaf is solid green when it first emerges and eventually develops a broad, creamy yellow, blotch along the central midvein that radiates into the peripheral veins.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro...

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PlantHaven

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The large, striking yellow-green leaves of 'Pineapple Princess' have a purple veins and edges and are supported by deep burgundy petioles (leaf stems). This cultivar was bred by John Cho at the University of Hawaii Plant Breeding Program and also boasts increased hardiness and disease-resistance in addition to a tidier, runner-free habit.

A large, tuberous perennial native to tropical Asia, taro (kalo in Hawaiian) is grown for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It...

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James Burghardt

(Red Stem Taro, Taro)

A large, perennial native to India and tropical Asia, taro is grown for its starchy, edible, bulb-like corms and huge heart-shaped leaves that add drama to the landscape. It is considered one of the first plants cultivated by humans for food and is now naturalized throughout most of the subtropical and tropical regions of the world.

Also called elephant year, Colocasia esculenta produces huge arrow-shaped leaves held on tall leaf stems that arise directly from the corm. The leaf stem...