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Colocasia 'Bikini-Tini'
Common Name: Elephant Ear Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Colocasia  'Bikini-Tini'
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Notes:
The bluish-gray leaves face up forming cups that show off the dark purple petioles and veins. A tetraploid with strong stems and thick leaves that can hit 7 feet! 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 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 ColourPurple 
Hardiness Zone6b-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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