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(Elephant Ear, Taro, Violet Stem 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 'Violet Stem' has puckered grayish-green leaves with purple stems. Sweetly fragrant flowers with large creamy-yellow spathes may appear in summer. In areas where the tubers will not overwinter in the ground, 'Violet Stem' can be lifted and stored in the fall, or grown in containers.

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

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PlantHaven

(Elephant Ear, Taro)

The bold elephant ears in the Royal Hawaiian® Series were developed at the University of Hawaii Plant Breeding Program. All are extra showy, hardy and disease-resistant and have tidy, runner-free habits. Leaf and stem colors include purple, bronze, yellow-green, olive green and bicolors.

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 India and tropical Asia, Colocasia...

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James H. Schutte

(Dwarf Elephant Ear, Elephant Ear, Taro)

Silver leaf elephant ear is a tuberous perennial native to the tropical regions of Asia. It has a small, clumping habit and is prized for its rounded, green velvety leaves with distinct silver streaks down their centers. Yellow spathe and spadix flowers appear all summer.

This plant prefers light shade and moist sites, but spreads more rapidly in wetter soils. In tropical areas its foliage can be enjoyed year round, but in colder climates its tubers may be dug and stored in a cool, dry place...

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Jessie Keith

(Hollow Wort)

Eurasian in origin, this low herbaceous perennial has dainty leaves and showy pink, purple, red, white, or yellow flowers that light up the shade garden in spring. The conical clusters of two-lipped, long-spurred flowers are borne atop one to several compact stems that arise from a large hollow perennial tuber in early or mid-spring. Ferny, deeply cleft, compound leaves clothe the lower reaches of the stems. A few forms have shallowly lobed leaflets. The flowers give rise to elongated capsules filled...

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International Flower Bulb Centre

(Fumewort)

Native from southern Scandinavia to Italy and Greece, this low herbaceous perennial has dainty leaves and modestly attractive pink or purple flowers in spring. The conical or cylindrical clusters of small, two-lipped, long-spurred flowers are borne atop one or two short stems that arise from a rounded underground tuber in early spring. Leafy flower bracts often partially hide the blooms. Ferny, deeply or shallowly lobed compound leaves clothe the lower reaches of the stems. The flowers give rise...

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International Flower Bulb Centre

(Solid-rooted Fumewort)

Eurasian in origin, this low herbaceous perennial has dainty leaves and showy pink, purple, red, or white flowers that light up the spring garden. The conical or cylindrical clusters of two-lipped, long-spurred flowers are borne atop one or two short stems that arise from a rounded underground tuber in early spring. Ferny, deeply cleft, compound leaves clothe the lower reaches of the stems. The flowers give rise to elongated capsules filled with small brown seeds that are distributed by ants. Plants...

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James Burghardt

(Alamo Village Crinum Lily, Crinum Lily)

A bulbous perennial, the hybrid 'Alamo Village' is most likely the result of a random cross between Crinum americanum and C. zeylanicum. It was discovered in a garden by T.M. Howard in Alamo Village, Texas in the 1960s. This crinum lily is notable for its large, six-petaled, spiderlike, extremely fragrant flowers that bloom through the warm months. The blossoms range from deep rose to pinkish white when fully open. The leaves are strap-shaped, wavy, and glossy. They emerge from...

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James Burghardt

(Bradley Crinum Lily, Crinum Lily)

Producing immensely fragrant bell-shaped flowers, 'Bradley' is a plant selected by Australian gardener W.B. Bradley. It's reputed the result of a random cross between Crinum flaccidum and C. scabrum. This crinum lily is notable for its large, six-petaled, rose-wine flowers that bloom through the warm months. The leaves are strap-shaped and bright glossy green. They emerge from the bulb in a tight bundle and form an arching fountain as they extend. Overall, the foliage looks a...

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James Burghardt

(Carnival Crinum Lily, Crinum Lily)

Reddish rose-colored flowers, held horizontally, top the flower stalks on the large-growing Carnival crinum lily. The stunning 'Carnival' is a hybrid bred and selected by Thad M. Howard in 1964. Its lineage includes Crinum bulbispermum and C. 'Thaddeus Howard'. This crinum lily is admired for its large, six-petaled, reddish pink flowers that bloom through the warm months. Streaks of darker red-rose and white grace the petals, too. The leaves are strap-shaped and bright glossy green....

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James Burghardt

(Cecil Houdyshel Crinum Lily, Crinum Lily)

An old-time heirloom hybrid, 'Cecil Houdyshel' bears the name of its garden breeder. This crinum lily is admired for its large, six-petaled, bell-shaped, soft shell pink to lavender-pink flowers that bloom through the warm months. They are held horizontally on the tip of the flower stalk (which often blushes burgundy). Flower throats are yellow-green. The leaves are strap-shaped and bright glossy green. They emerge from the bulb in a tight bundle and form an arching fountain as they extend.

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