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Colocasia 'Sangria'
Common Name: Elephant Ear Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Colocasia  'Sangria'
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This beautiful, tall elephant ear sports vibrant pink to dark red petioles holding bluish green leaves with purple veins that branch throughout the blade. Hardy as low as 6b (Oh my!), it makes a great tropical statement in the garden or in containers in evenly moist soil and full sun. It can also be grown as a marginal plant in ponds. Yellowish-white spathes and spadixes may appear in summer but are usually hidden by the foliage. Mulch in winter. If in a container, put it in a shed or garage.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Southeast Asia
Native Habitat:
Swampy areas.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Wet Average  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone6b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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