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Colocasia esculenta 'Coffee Cups'

Elephant Ear

This vigorous variety has dark, almost black stems and large upward cupping, deep green leaves. May reach 6' in height. Usually considered an annual below Zone 8, it has successfully overwintered several years in Zone 7.

Prefers full sun and moist, organic-rich soil. Suitable for containers. May be divided in winter or early spring. May be toxic, if ingested.

Height:

36-60 in

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Spread:

40-60 in

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Hardiness Zone:

7(8-10)

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Wet
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Bog
Container
Interesting Foliage
Colocasia esculenta (Elephant Ear)