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Colocasia antiquorum 'Black Beauty'

CATEGORY  Colocasia

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Brilliant Purple-Black Leaves
  • Darker Selection of 'Illustris'
  • A Bright Green Dot Glows In Center Of Leaf
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HEIGHT:

4-6 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun
· Partial Shade

ZONE:

7b-10

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Oxygenator

APPLICATIONS:

· Pond
· Mixed Combos
· Water Gardens
· Containers
· Water's Edge / Bog Plant
· Patio & Garden
· Focal Point

FEATURES:

· Fast Growing
· Heat Tolerant
· Easy to Grow
· Great Foliage
· Cold Tolerant

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Shade
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water
· Wet Soil/Wetlands

HABIT:

· Upright

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Purple
· Green
· Black
· Multi-Color

This is a selection of our Colocasia 'Illustris'. It has a much darker black leaf which gives it an overall richer look! It is a very impressive centerpiece in a mixed container. Patios, landscapes, containers & ponds all around the world are just screaming to have this specimen!

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Oxygenator

APPLICATIONS:

· Pond
· Mixed Combos
· Water Gardens
· Containers
· Water's Edge / Bog Plant
· Patio & Garden
· Focal Point

FEATURES:

· Fast Growing
· Heat Tolerant
· Easy to Grow
· Great Foliage
· Cold Tolerant

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Shade
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water
· Wet Soil/Wetlands

HABIT:

· Upright

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Purple
· Green
· Black
· Multi-Color

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 4-6 weeks
6" Crop Time: 6-10 weeks
8" Crop Time: 8-12 weeks
12" Crop Time: 10-14 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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